Tiny plant cells called zooxanthellae live within most types of coral polyps. Chasing Coral Video Worksheet 1. Where does much of the seafood we eat begin life? Reefs 2. What do our oceans control? Weather, climate, the oxygen we breath 3. What is the name of the project designed to reveal the oceans to the world? Chasing Coral 4. How much Acropora palmata remains in the Florida Keys? .01% 5. A coral is made up of thousands of small structures called ________________________ _. polyps 6. What is the function of these cells that live inside the polyp? Circular mouth surrounded by tentacles the plants food factories living inside themselves Photosynthesize during the day 7. What was the only thing researchers could find that could cause corals to turn white? Raising temperatures 8. The researcher’s first attempt at documenting the reef relied on underwater _______________________. Time Lapse 9. Describe the symbiotic relationship between an anemone and a clownfish.
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