WATCH: A quick look at the world’s most abundant cold-water coral ‘Lophelia pertusa’

In benthic waters where temperatures reach between 4-13⁰C, cold-water coral Lophelia pertusa are found (Galkiewicz, 2011). Here is a quick documentary by Sir David Attenborough to give a brief outlook on the importance of cold water corals, Lophelia pertusa and the major anthropohenic threats they have been facing.



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