The Mesoamerican Reef

 

Everything you need to Know about the Mesoamerican Reef.

                                                          

                                   Introduction.....Page 2

                                   Location.........Page 3

                                   Problems........Page 4

                                  Species..........Page 5

                                  Fun Facts.......Page 6                                                                     Conclusision.....Page 6                                          

                                 

                Table of Contents

 

                             

                               The introduction

 

 

                               

 

        The Mesoamerican Reef contains the biggest barrier reef in the Western Hemisphere. It is located in North America. The ecosystem has many problems such as overfishing. The ecosystem is filled with tons animals that are very special and interesting. The ecosystem is very colorful in plants and animals, also fish. The ecosystem is important to humans for it’s resources like cocoanut oil. 

      The Mesoamerican Reef is in the Western Hemisphere. It is in North America. The ecosystem is at the coast’s of Mexico,   Belize, Guatemala, and Honduras. The ecosystem is a tourist destination. In the internet it said that the ecosystem is at the Northern tip of the Yucatan peninsula down through the Honduran Bay Islands. In the internet it also stated that it is located in the Caribbean Sea.

 

 

                 The location

       The Mesoamerican Reef has people overfishing for the rare fish that it holds. The ecosystem is also suffering from climate change such as ocean circulation and sea levels rising. The ecosystem has also been affected from humans  touring too much which is causing  air pollution. The ecosystem is suffering from resources being taken like coconut oil for shampoo. In the internet it said that lobster stocks are lowering from overfishing. It also said that tourism can cause destruction and pollution on the ecosystem.

 

             The Problems

       The Mesoamerican Reef has a very special species which is the Mammoth Whale Shark also known as Rhincodon typus. The ecosystem is also filled with different kind of turtles which are the Leatherback Turtle's, Loggerhead Turtles, Hawksbill Turtles, Green Turtles, Olive Ridley Turtles, and Sea Turtles. The ecosystem is filled with manatees. The ecosystem is also filled with many fish species. In the internet it states that there are over 60 species of hard corals. In the internet it also stated that there are over 500 fish species.

 

               The Species

      The Mesoamerican Reef is very fun as well like having the biggest fish species in the planet. The ecosystem also has the biggest barrier reef in the Western Hemisphere. The ecosystem is filled with tons of manatees because the ecosystem is home of the manatees. In the internet it stated the biggest fish species is the Whale Shark. In the internet it also stated that the Mesoamerican Reef contains the biggest barrier reef in the Western Hemisphere.

      The Mesoamerican Reef is in trouble for some of your mistakes. But you're not the only person who causes problems to this place. It is also in trouble because of mother nature.So please try your best to solve these problems that you caused for such a beautiful place.

 

 

 

 

                 Fun Facts 

       The author Anthony Alvarado is at the age of 10 in elemantary school. He is a brother and son. He is a very talentyed child in mathematics and science.His hobbies are playing video games, playing soccer, and bike riding.

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