Range Map: Coral Reef

Coral reefs are scattered throughout the tropical and subtropical Western Atlantic and Indo-Pacific oceans. Western Atlantic coral reefs include these areas: Bermuda, the Bahamas, the Caribbean Islands, Belize, Florida, and the Gulf of Mexico. The Indo-Pacific ocean region extends from the Red Sea and the Persian Gulf through the Indian and Pacific oceans to the western coast of Panama. Corals grow on rocky outcrops in some areas of the Gulf of California.