"Deep, cool water coral reefs were discovered not too long ago in the Gulf of Mexico. While coral reefs are generally known to be in warm water locations, like off the coast of Australia, cool water reefs thrive in near freezing temperatures! .......... The Gulf of Mexico cool water coral reef hosts a virtual underwater world of corals, fish, crustaceans and anemones – all of which call the fragile reef home. It lies only 20 miles northeast of the Deepwater Horizon, blown-out BP oil rig."
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