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1. Caribbean Coral Reefs 27 open lagoons, with ready access to the surrounding ocean. The shallow, open nature of the lagoons, plus the relatively small size of most Caribbean atolls, means that the circulation of water is much less complex than in larger and deeper Indo-Pacific atolls ( von Arx, 1954 ) . At Hogsty Reef and the atolls in the southwestern Caribbean, lagoonal currents generally are wind-driven, with local tidal reversals. In most cases residency times of lagoonal water masses are short, probably not exceeding 1-2 days.
Biology and Geology of Coral Reefs. Geology 1 by Owen Arthur Jones (Auth.)