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Dutch Coral Reef is almost gone

The only coral reef in the Dutch coastal waters is believed to have almost disappeared from the Dutch waters of Zeeland.

That reported the Foundation anemone, which deals with Dutch marine biology, on the website

The presence of this so-called “Dead Mans Fingers Wall” had been worsened since the completion of the Delta Works.

But Anemone Foundation finds that the coral has now almost disappeared from the Dutch primary habitat in Zeeland.

However, the Dead Mans Fingers can still be found on ship wrecks in the North Sea.

Coral reef fishes depend on healthy corals to survive. With 25% of coral reefs already destroyed, some scientists estimate that the remaining reefs may disappear completely by the year 2030.