Middle Reef (1 of 2) (image) University of Exeter Share Print E-Mail Caption A new study has established that Middle Reef -- part of Australia's iconic Great Barrier Reef -- has grown more rapidly than many other reefs in areas with lower levels of sediment stress. This image shows Middle Reef, from under the sea. Credit University of Exeter Usage Restrictions For one use only - to accompany this story. Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.