Great Barrier Reef bleaching
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Great Barrier Reef bleaching

Great Barrier Reef bleaching

A fish swims near bleached corals in the Great Barrier Reef.

 (Tane Sinclair-Taylor)
A rare healthy reef in the central Great Barrier Reef in October 2016.
A rare healthy reef in the central Great Barrier Reef in October 2016. (Tane Sinclair-Taylor)
Great Barrier Reef bleaching

A scientist surveys a healthy reef located between Mackay and Townsville, Australia, in October 2016.

 (Tane Sinclair-Taylor)
Great Barrier Reef bleaching

Bleached and flourescing corals on the northern Great Barrier Reef in April 2016.

 (Ed Roberts / Tethy Images)
Great Barrier Reef bleaching

Scientists measure coral mortality after bleaching on the northern Great Barrier Reef in October 2016.

 (Tane Sinclair-Taylor)
Great Barrier Reef bleaching

Stressed corals on the northern Great Barrier Reef in April 2016.

 (Ed Roberts / Tethys Images)
Great Barrier Reef bleaching

Extensive coral bleaching is seen in the Kimberley region of Western Australia in April 2016.

 ( Morane Le Nohaic)
Dead staghorn coral killed by bleaching on the northern Great Barrier Reef in November 2016.
Dead staghorn coral killed by bleaching on the northern Great Barrier Reef in November 2016. (Greg Torda / ARC Center of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies)
Great Barrier Reef bleaching

A graveyard of staghorn coral in the Yonge Reef, part of the northern Great Barrier Reef, in October 2016.

 (Greg Torda / ARC Center of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies)
Great Barrier Reef bleaching

Butterfly fish depend on corals for food.

 (Ed Roberts / Tethy Images)
Great Barrier Reef bleaching

A coral surveyor swims over a field of branching corals that recently died in the northern Great Barrier Reef in October 2016.

 (Greg Torda / ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies)
Great Barrier Reef bleaching

An aerial view of a severely bleached coral reef along the inner shelf between Cape York and Cape Tribulation in March 2016.

 (James Kerry / ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies)
Great Barrier Reef bleaching

An aerial view of bleaching in the northern Great Barrier Reef in March 2016.

 ( Terry Hughes / ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies)
Great Barrier Reef bleaching

An aircraft shadow is seen over a bleached section of the northern Great Barrier Reef in March 2016.

 ( Terry Hughes / ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies)
Great Barrier Reef bleaching

An aerial view of widespread coral bleaching in the northern Great Barrier Reef in March 2016.

 ( Terry Hughes / ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies)
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