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06 July 2021 | dataset

The status of the coral reefs of Tuvalu

Tuvalu's shallow marine environments are dominantly fringing and patch reefs. Five of the islands are true coral atolls, with a continuous eroded reef platform surrounding a central lagoon, three islands are comprised of a single islet made up of sand and coral materials (McLean & Hosking, 1991). This article documents the status of corals reefs of Tuvalu, including threats to coral reef biodiversity.

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The status of the Coral Reefs of Tuvalu

Tuvalu's shallow marine environments are…

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Publisher Department of Environment, Tuvalu, Tuvalu Fisheries
Modified 15 February 2022
Release Date 06 July 2021
Identifier 3bc16285-c059-481b-bf9f-0b8da8c0b2f3
Spatial / Geographical Coverage Location Tuvalu
Relevant Countries Tuvalu
Language English
License Public
[Open Data]
Author Samasoni Sauni