Scientists discover stunning 310-mile coral reef corridor in Gulf of Mexico

By AquaNerd 2 years agoNo Comments

Scientists from the University of Veracruz and Mexico’s National Institute of Technology released their findings about the reefs – Corazones, Pantepec South, Piedras Altas, Los Gallos, and Camaronera – earlier this month.

Leonardo Ortiz Lozano, a researcher with University of Veracruz, made the discovery along with his colleagues, Earther reported. Like many of the coral reef regions, the corridor provides a habitat for many species that fuels a diverse ecosystem.

As you might expect, this recent discovery is currently unprotected but the scientists that discovered the corridor want to change that before it becomes threatened from oil and gas drilling. “We want the coral corridor to be officially MORE

  Conservation, Reef


  (734 articles)

Our goal is to not only educate saltwater aquarium hobbyists, but also bring them aquarium related news, product information, equipment reviews, and livestock care tips. We cover industry related events and share hundreds of photos and videos of anything and everything related to this great hobby.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.