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What is the meaning of coral bleaching? 

(a) Paling of coral color or decline in zooxanthellae due to climate change 

(b) Impacts of excessive sea trade on fishing industry

(c) Both (a) and (b) 

(d) None of the above

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Correct option: (a) Paling of coral color or decline in zooxanthellae due to climate change

Explanation:

Coral Bleaching is being caused by the climate change. Increase in surface temperature of ocean due to climate change is increasing the decline of zooxanthellae. Zooxanthellae is responsible for the process of photosynthesis. 

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