Glowing corals’ survival secrets unravelled

Glowing corals’ survival secrets unravelled

Corals in sunlit shallow waters usually glow because of specific proteins that block the sun’s harmful rays. But in dark, deep-water environments, instead of blocking sunlight altogether, those proteins help the corals absorb some light to make food with the help of an algae called zooxanthellae. This adaptation is how corals thrive at great depths,Read more about Glowing corals’ survival secrets unravelled[…]