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SANCTUARY VIDEO SERIES

Below are educational videos on a variety of Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary themes.

To view a video, simply click on the play button (>) in the video controller at the bottom of the window. A brief description of each video is provided below the window.

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Videos on this page include:

Introduction to the Sanctuary
Coral Reefs
Underwater Snowstorms (coral spawning)
Mantas and Sharks
Twilight Zone

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Introduction to the Sanctuary

 

This video provides an introduction to Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary.

Video Length: 2:48

Credit: FGBNMS

Coral Reefs

 

This video provides an overview of the coral reefs of Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary and the amazing wildlife that lives there. The health of these reefs is emphasized along with what individuals can do to help keep them healthy.

Video Length: 2:50

Credit: FGBNMS

Underwater Snowstorm (coral spawning)
 

The annual mass coral spawning event at Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary is the focus of this video. Spawning of other reef animals is also included.

Video Length: 2:03

Credit: FGBNMS

Mantas and Sharks

 

Mantas and sharks are often a highlight for divers visiting Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary. This video shares the beauty and grace of these fascinating animals.

Video Length: 2:12

Credit: FGBNMS

Twilight Zone

 

The twilight or mesophotic zone of the sanctuary is home to deep corals, mud volcanos, and brine seeps. This video shares more about the importance of these areas to overall sanctuary health and the rest of the region.

Video Length: 2:07

Credit: FGBNMS



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