Life Cycle of Coral

Here you can read some basic information about the life story of the coral and see an exciting video of actual coral spawning.

Basic Information about the Life Cycle of Corals -- How do corals reproduce?  What does a baby coral look like?  Did you know that they change shape or metamorphose like a moth into a butterfly? You can see this coral is releasing packages of sperm and eggs that will float to the surface, pop open and mix with packages from all of the other packages from the same coral species because they all somehow know to release them at the same time!


Video of Coral Bloom--take a fascinating look at coral spawning. See actual video clips of the coral bloom and learn more about this phenomenon. (still under construction).