On the reef

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11 questions
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1

Corals are what?

Animals

Plants

54% got this right

There are hard and soft varieties of coral which live together in large groups called colonies.
2
12 random squares

What's the name of Disney's famous clownfish?

Nemo

Dory

Fred

Moby

Easy  85% got this right

Clownfish are also known as anemonefish.
3

What kind of fish is Nemo's friend - Dory?

Surgeonfish

Angelfish

Butterflyfish

Parrotfish

Hard  26% got this right

This fish is also known as Blue Tang.
4

How large part of marine species live on coral reefs?

25%

10%

2%

50%

Hard  35% got this right

Over 4,000 different species of fish rely on coral reefs!
5

What's the Hawaiian name for the Reef triggerfish?

Humuhumunukunukuāpuaʻa

Honu

Mahalo

Mola mola

47% got this right

Humuhumunukunukuāpuaʻa means 'triggerfish with a snout like a pig'.
6

How many people rely on coral reefs for food?

Half a billion

5 million

50 million

Three billion

Hard  34% got this right

Coral reefs provide food for a variety of fish which, in turn, provide food for humans.
7

What special ability is the cuttlefish known for?

Changing colors

Hiding in the sand

Sonar navigation

Swimming backwards

51% got this right

Cuttlefish are able to rapidly change the color of their skin.
8

Let's have a look at that!

9

These colorful mollusks are casually known as sea slugs, but also by another name. What?

Nudibranch

Barnacle

Sea cucumber

Sea urchin

Hard  17% got this right

Nudibranchs are not good swimmers but some species actually have a “foot” which they can use for swimming.
10

How much of the world's coral reefs have disappeared since the 50s?

50%

10%

25%

5%

57% got this right

Climate change, overfishing and pollution are decimating these fragile ecosystems.
11

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