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Office of Habitat Conservation
Essential Fish Habitat (EFH) in several Fisheries Management Plans (FMP). Management measures have been taken to reduce adverse fishing impacts on these designated coral habitats, which include some cold-water coral ... vulnerability and resilience of deep coral habitats to various anthropogenic threats; Evaluate the potential uses of specific cold-water coral species as indicators of ...
www.nmfs.noaa.gov


NURP funded researchers probe Aleutian depths (08/02/04)
Stone said. "But we're going to go as deep ... coral areas. The agency is now taking comments on a different proposal from the group Oceana that would require the agency to immediately protect all deep coral habitats ...
www.nurp.noaa.gov


CHAMP - Links - NOAA's Coral Health and Monitoring Program
Coral Reef Initiative Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary NOAA's Coral Reef Conservation Homepage NOAA's Coral Reef Information System NOS's Benthic Habitats ...
www.coral.aoml.noaa.gov


CHAMP - Coral Reef Biology - NOAA's Coral Health and Monitoring Program
The diversity of habitats and food sources is responsible for the vast amount of fish species. Different fishes may feed on algae, living coral tissue, plankton, other fishes, ... conditions and hydrogen sulfide deep within the band that kills the underlying coral tissue. The disease causing microorganisms then utilize the organic material from the killed coral tissue to grow ...
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Amphibians and Reptiles of Fort Matanzas National Monument-Habitats
Six-lined racerunners, gopher ... freshwater pond 3-4 ft. (91-122 cm) deep. The dominant vegetation around the pond is elderberry (Sambucus canadensis ... (cm) of soil. Diamondback terrapins range through the saltwater habitats of Fort Matanzas National Monument, including the tidal creeks. ...
www.flmnh.ufl.edu


Music Meets Marine Science for 'Songs of the Deep'
Workshop Launch of NDP Marine Research Sub-Programme INFOMAR Survey of Galway Bay Deep water coral discovered off continental shelf Coastlink Conference Ireland Leads Discussion on European Marine ... Sector Continues to Grow INFOMAR - Mapping Ireland Underwater International Scientists Map European Seabed Habitats Stakeholders Gather to Discuss a Future Maritime Policy for Ireland Launch of Sea ...
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Coral Reefs - MarineBio.org
Variety of Coral Reefs Coral reefs can be found in both shallow and deep waters and are classified into 3 categories: Hard corals Soft corals Sea fans In 1999, a deep coral reef 60 m ... established in regions like Indonesia so that sustainable fisheries can be managed and ecologically important habitats will be protected with a social and biological objective. Laws similar to those found in ...
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MCBI release first report on US deep-sea corals
Current US management strategies focus on fisheries rather than an ecosystem based management approach and consequently do not provide sufficient protection for deep sea coral habitats ...
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NURP plays role in Discovery of New Species of Coral (02/18/05)
Supported in part by NURP, researchers have identified a new species of black coral, Antipathes dendrochristos. Inhabiting deep rocky banks forty miles from the shores of southern California, A. dendrochristos ... the role these large invertebrates play in the ecosystem, such as possibly providing critical deep-water habitats for fishes and other marine life. Research findings may be applied toward the ...
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WWF - Blue Planet: Deep sea
We do know that deep-sea habitats are as varied as those on land: vast plains, volcanoes, the longest mountain chain on Earth, deep ... such as cold-water coral reefs and vibrant ... deep-water fisheries around the world. Find out more: Deep sea ecology: open water Deep sea ecology: sea floor Deep sea ecology: seamounts Deep sea ecology: hydrothermal vents and cold seeps Deep sea importance Deep ...
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