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Staghorn Coral

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Staghorn coral is one of the most common types of coral that makes up the world's coral reefs. Overall, there are over 400 types of staghorn coral. Even though it only grows four inches a year, staghorn coral is one of the fastest growers in the coral world and builds most of the world's reefs.

  1. 1. How many inches does staghorn coral grow per year?
    1. a. 4 inches
    2. b. 2 inches
    3. c. 10 inches
  2. 2. How many types of staghorn coral are there?
    1. a. 400
    2. b. 100
    3. c. 200
  3. 3. What is one of the most common types of coral?
    1. a. Brain coral
    2. b. Giant coral
    3. c. Staghorn coral