Coral reef near Heron Island, Australia.
Coral reef near Heron Island, Australia. Bisected by the Tropic of Capricorn, the reef encircling Heron island is home to around 900 species of fish and about 72% of the coral species found in the Great Barrier Reef. The island supports large nesting populations of noddy terns, mutton birds, and sea turtles.
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