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Given that coral lives only up to 5,000 years, and I assume marine biologists have maps of where all known living reefs are around the world for research and monitoring, where can I find information on locations of known dead coral, and especially fossilized coral as I once encountered on an island in the western Caribbean?

Is there a scientific database, oceanography software/framework, or perhaps publications such as by NCBI, which provide records of instances of fossilized coral which have been located and which perhaps document their age, conditions that led to their demise, etc.?

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Yes, have a read from:

The Paleobiology Database (PBDB): A comprehensive online resource that compiles data on fossil occurrences from various scientific publications and databases.

The Ocean Biogeographic Information System (OBIS): A global database that provides access to marine species occurrence data, including fossil corals.

Fossil forums and reddit fossil ID have direct access to pro geologists.

The Fossilworks Database: It aims to provide a comprehensive record of fossil species including corals from all ages.

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