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Web links to education components of other NOAA sites:

NOAA Education

National Ocean Service Education page

National Marine Sanctuaries Education page

Sanctuary Encyclopedia

Sanctuary Encyclopedia - Flower Garden Banks page

Ocean Explorer

Ocean Explorer - interview with Emma Hickerson,
Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary Research Coordinator

Ocean Explorer - Gulf of Mexico Expedition

NOAA's Aquarius - America's Innerspace Station

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Web links to coral reef information on other NOAA sites:

NOAA's Coral Reef Health and Monitoring Program

NOAA's Coral Reef Conservation Program

NOAA's Coral Reef Information System

NOAA's Coral Reef Watch Program

NOAA's Coral Reef Watch Satellite Bleaching Alert System

NOAA's Fagatele Bay National Marine Sanctuary

NOAA's Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary

NOAA's Grays Reef National Marine Sanctuary

Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument

NOAA Celebrates 200 Years: Coral Reef Conservation

NOAA's Center for Coastal Fisheries & Habitat Research: Coral Reefs

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NOAA's Center for Coastal Monitoring & Assessment: Coral Reefs

NOAA's Center for Sponsored Coastal Ocean Research: Coral Reefs

NOAA's Current Operational Coral Bleaching Hotspots

NOAA's Integrated Coral Observing Network (ICON)

NOAA's Marine Debris Program

NOAA's National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science: Coral Reef Ecosystems

NOAA's Ocean & Coastal Resource Management: The Coral Reef Conservation Program

NOAA's Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center: Coral Reef Ecosystem Division

NOAA's Photo Library - Coral Kingdom

NOAAWatch: Coral Bleaching

U.S. Coral Reef Task Force

Coral Reefs: Past, Present and Future
by Nancy Knowlton (Smithsonian)

Corals and Coral Reefs: Biodiversity and Why it Matters
by Nancy Knowlton (Smithsonian)

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Pale yellow sea slug with bright orange and blue ruffle down its back and bright orange spots on the end of its antennae.  Sea slug looks like a snail without its shell and is only a couple inches long.
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