Changing Seas

Coral Hybrids

Season 5 Episode 1 | 26m 45s

Once a common sight in the Caribbean and Florida, Elkhorn and Staghorn corals are now listed as threatened on the U.S. Endangered Species list. But while these corals have declined in recent years, their hybrid appears to be increasing in parts of the region.

Aired: 06/18/13

Rating: TV-G

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Major funding for this program was provided by the Batchelor Foundation, encouraging people to preserve and protect America’s underwater resources. Additional funding was provided by Diver’s Direct, inspiring the pursuit of tropical adventure scuba diving.