FLORIDA KEYS — Each year, divers and snorkelers hover over Keys reefs hoping to witness a fascinating yet fragile reproductive phenomenon that occurs in the middle of the night when corals release millions of gametes in synchronized mass spawnings. Sparked by the August and September full moons, the rare and wondrous underwater exchange of gametes (eggs and sperm) means the continued survival of coral reefs, including boulder corals such as brain and star corals as well as the protected el


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