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Marine Science & Sealife

Following are some of the links we have discovered for resources on marine science and sea life. Do you know of online resources that don’t appear here? Please share them with us at nmhs@seahistory.org, and we will add them.

Dental Facts About Whales
What do you know about whale teeth? Do all whales have them, or the same number of them? Some interesting facts about whale teeth are assembled her, as well as links to other resources about marine life.

Commander Alan Bunn, NOAA Corps (ret.); Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary

Commander Alan Bunn, NOAA Corps (ret.); Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary

National Marine Life Center
The National Marine Life Center (NMLC) is a non-profit rehabilitation and release hospital for the treatment of stranded sea turtles and seals. It has  future plans to expand to treat dolphins, porpoises, and small whales.  Their mission is to educate the public about the needs and status of these important animals and their environment, and to research their health needs and threats in captivity and in the wild.

Andrew David, NOAA/NMFS/SEFSC Panama City; Lance Horn, UNCW/NURC - Phantom II ROV operator

Andrew David, NOAA/NMFS/SEFSC Panama City; Lance Horn, UNCW/NURC – Phantom II ROV operator

Oswald Sans’s Travel Blog: Caribbean
As part of the Travel Pod collection of travel blogs, Mr. Sans has put together a nice discussion of the marine life one would encounter while diving in the Caribbean. A collection of interesting links is included.

Save the Manatee
The Save the Manatee Club offers memberships to “adopt” a manatee and contribute to efforts to preserve this species. The site offers links for both students and teachers.

Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary Staff; Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary

Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary Staff; Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary

Seaturtle.org
State of the World’s Seaturtles

Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary and Underwater Preserve

World Ocean Observatory