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Northwestern Hawaiian Islands Marine National Monument     View
Official website for this monument (formerly called the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands Coral Reef Ecosystem Reserve) formally established in June 2006 by the Bush Administration. Features a virtual visit (with photos and descriptions of tiny islands, ...

NOAA's Coral Reef Information System (CoRIS)     View
Created to provide public "access to NOAA coral reef information and data products, especially those derived from NOAA's Coral Reef Initiative Program." Site includes information about coral biology and reef ecology, threats to coral reefs, a glossar ...

Reef Check     View
This international organization runs an extensive coral reef monitoring program and "works with communities, governments and businesses to scientifically monitor, restore and maintain coral reef health." The organization's Web site provides ...

NOAA's Aquarius: America's Innerspace Station     View
Information about Aquarius, "an underwater laboratory and home to scientists for missions up to 10 days long" located in the Florida Keys Marine Sanctuary. The site features a virtual tour, diagram of the Aquarius, live Webcam during missio ...

The Great Barrier Reef Marine Park     View
Extensive material about the Great Barrier Reef, the largest coral reef system in the world, "stretching more than 2,300km along the northeast coast of Australia from the northern tip of Queensland to just north of Bundaberg." Covers touris ...

ReefBase: A Global Information System on Coral Reefs     View
This site's objective is to "facilitate better understanding of the inter-dependencies between humans and coral reefs, in order to benefit management and conservation efforts." Includes descriptions of coral reef areas throughout the world, ...

The Other Hawai'i: A Journey to the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands With the Hokule'a     View
Information about a 2004 canoe journey through the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands coral reef ecosystem, exploring the "relatively untouched 'kupuna' islands to raise awareness of Hawai'i's native habitats." The site features a map, photos, j ...

Reef Education Network     View
Excellent site for identifying and classifying reef creatures. Habitats, body structures, characteristics and more are explained. Enhanced with photos, a glossary, a searchable index and a create a notebook feature. Also has a good section on what th ...

Jeff's Nudibranch Site and Coral Reef Gallery     View
Information about sea slugs, "probably the most beautiful creatures in the ocean." Site owner Jeffrey N. Jeffords' photographs may convince the skeptical. The site also covers Crinoids (also known as feather stars or comatulids) and anemonefish. The ...

NOAA Fun for Kids!     View
This is a one-stop spot for exploring weather and the oceans.



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