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patch reefs
(english) Broken but aligned small reef structures inside an outer fringing reef or drop-off to deep water; coral mounds (boilers, pinnacles) sprinkled out on flats at moderate depths. (See also: pinnacle, coral, pinnacle)
patates récifales
(french) Petites structures coralliennes au niveau d'un récif frangeant ou de la pente externe ; petits récifs coralliens (pinacles) éparpillés sur les platiers à faible profondeur. (See also: pinnacle, coral, pinnacle)
recifes
(portuguese) Estruturas de recife partidas mas alinhadas dentro duma margem de recife. (See also: pinnacle, coral, pinnacle)

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