Cold-water coral is a Marine invertebrate which is a special kind of Coral species. They withstand in the corrosive environment created by ocean acidification under the influence of ocean surface temperature.
KAUST scientists found that symbiotic relation between Dinoflagellate Algae and corals. This symbiotic relation helps corals and algae to cooperate each other to survive against the environmental stress
While they may make great loofas, in the coral communities of the Caribbean reefs sponges are a greater threat than perhaps even humans. Aggressive competitors for resources and space, these nefarious neighbors have been known to use shading, smothering, snot and even toxins to kill their coral counterparts, literally living on what’s left of their remains. And without many natural predators, these sponges continue to damage reef-building corals unless kept under control.