Source: Practical Fishkeeping 
February 15, 2013
A zoo in Australia has created the largest collection of frozen coral in the world, which could one day be used to re-seed the Great Barrier Reef.
For the past two years, scientists from the Taronga Conservation Society Australia, working with the Smithsonian Institute and the Australian Institute of Marine Science (AIMS) have been helping to collect sperm and eggs during the once-a-year coral spawning event off the Queensland coast near Townsville and freezing them for storage at Taronga Western Plains Zoo.
Scientists - including Dr Rebecca Spindler and Dr Joanna Wiszniewski from the Taronga Conservation Society Australia - were present at the spawning event off the coast near Townsville in November last year.
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