Flower Garden Banks National Marine SanctuaryNote: The data were entered in the language of the country of origin (English, French or Spanish) and there is no translation available yet.
Chapter 3. SITE DESCRIPTION
h - Information and knowledge
Information and knowledge available
Numerous research and monitoring reports have been published over four decades and continue.
The shallow coral reefs of the sanctuary are well documented physically, biologically and ecologically. The deeper areas of the sanctuary are less well documented, but ROV and submersible observations have provided a good understanding of the biological character of these areas.
List of the main publications
|Title||Author||Year||Editor / review|
|http://flowergarden.noaa.gov/document_library/documents.html||National Marine Sanctuaries||2013||National Marine Sanctuaries|
Briefly indicate in the chart if any regular monitoring is performed and for what groups/species
|Species / group monitored
(give the scientific name)
|Frequency of monitoring
(annual / biannual / etc...)
(In particular, you can describe here the monitoring methods that are used)