Raja Ampat, Indonesia

Exploring the underwater world of coral reefs is an extraordinary experience. Snorkeling or scuba diving in places like Australia, the Galápagos Islands, and Polynesia is a must for anyone's travel bucket list! Here are 21 fascinating facts about coral reefs that you might not know, from general information and the benefits of coral reef systems to the world's most impressive sites that are simply must-sees. And, for even more facts about coral reefs, be sure to check out our blog, 25 Fascinating Facts About Coral Reefs Around the World

Facts about coral reefs

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