Coral Walls ‘Mesophotic Reefs’ Reveal New Type of Photosynthesis |

Now, researchers have discovered that the corals that inhabit this “Mesophotic zone” have a never-before-seen adaptation that enables them to eke out enough light energy to survive.

The photosynthetic algae that live on and power these corals have unusual cellular “machinery” that enables them to conduct photosynthesis more efficiently than species that live at shallower depths …             READ MORE

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