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The following Sea Grant digital documents are arranged by Sea Grant Program. Click on the NSGL document number (following the title) to view the full-text digital version of the publication. The originating Sea Grant program can be identified by the institution code in the document number. Please view our Conditions of Use clause prior to downloading electronic documents.

Documents may also be ordered from the issuing Sea Grant institution or the NSGL (loan copy only).


California | Florida | Hawaii | Maryland | Mississippi-Alabama | Puerto Rico | South Carolina | Texas | Woods Hole | Other helpful links

California Sea Grant

Global trajectories of the long-term decline of coral reef ecosystems. CUIMR-R-03-018

Florida Sea Grant

Protecting Florida's environment. FLSGP-G-91-001

Are native and nonindigenous seaweeds overgrowing Florida's east coast reefs? FLSGP-G-01-015

Florida coastal environmental resources: a guide to economic valuation and impact analysis. FLSGP-H-02-002

Effects of piscivorous predator removal on coral reef fish community structure. FLSGP-R-81-010

Effects of turbidity on the photosynthesis and respiration of two south Florida reef coral species. FLSGP-X-94-003

Local, regional and global biogeochemical linkages to the physiological ecology of macroalgae on coral reef communities near Green Turtle Cay, Abaco Cays, Bahamas. FLSGP-X-01-009

Hawaii Sea Grant

Atlas of Kaneohe Bay: a reef ecosystem under stress. HAWAU-C-73-001

The coral reef & coastal erosion (poster). HAWAU-G-99-008

Farming soft corals for the marine aquarium trade. HAWAU-G-99-012

Ka Pili Kai (27:2, Summer 2005): Protecting our coral reefs. HAWAU-O-05-003

Reef ecosystem education the Big Island way. HAWAU-O-05-004 (Ka Pili Kai 27:3, p. 12-13)

Education at the Hanauma Bay nature preserve. HAWAU-O-05-004 (Ka Pili Ka 27:3, p. 14-15)

A literature review of the effects of sand removal on a coral reef community. HAWAU-T-70-007

Coral transplantation: a method to create, preserve, and manage coral reefs. HAWAU-T-74-005

Papers and comments on tropical reef fish. HAWAU-T-78-005

Chemical stoichiometry of lagoonal metabolism: preliminary report on an environmental chemistry survey of Christmas Island, Kiribati. HAWAU-T-83-003

Coral reef population biology. HAWAU-T-86-004

Social considerations in precious coral mining in Hawaii. HAWAU-W-76-001 (pp. 67-73)

Proceedings of the seminar/workshop on Utilization and Management of Inshore Marine Ecosystems of the Tropical Pacific Islands. HAWAU-W-79-002

Environmental Survey Techniques for Coastal Water Assessment conference proceedings. HAWAU-W-80-001

Proceedings of the Fifth Annual Student Symposium on MarineAffairs. HAWAU-W-80-002

Proceedings of the Symposium on Status of Resource Investigations in the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands. HAWAU-W-80-004

Proceedings of the Second Symposium on Resource Investigations in the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands. HAWAU-W-83-002

Proceedings of the Second Symposium on Resource investigations in the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands: Volume 2. HAWAU-W-83-003

The Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES). HAWAU-W-92-001

Coral reef islands in a period of global sea level rise. HAWAU-W-92-002 (p. 453-462)

Ultraviolet radiation and coral reefs. HAWAU-W-94-005

Status of coral reefs in the Pacific. HAWAU-W-97-001

Proceedings of the AnnualUundergraduate Research Program Summer 1997. HAWAU-W-97-003

Proceedings of the Marine Ornamemtals '99: Collection, Culture, Conservation.. HAWAU-W-99-003 (related document)

Trophic relationships of piscivorous coral reef fishes from the Northwestern Hawaiian islands. HAWAU-Y-85-007

Browsing patterns of herbivorous fishes in a "Halodule uninervis" seagrass bed of a Pacific island coral reef (Guam, Micronesia). HAWAU-Y-86-002

Maryland Sea Grant

Workshop on coral bleaching, coral reef ecosystems and global change: report of proceedings. MDU-W-91-001

Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant

President George W. Bush establishes Northwestern Hawaiian Islands Marine National Monument. MASGC-G-06-006

New legislation proposed for coral reef protection. MASGC-N-07-04f (Gulf Coast Fisherman, June 1, 2007)

Vessel monitoring system requirement for Gulf of Mexico reef fish fishery delayed until May 6, 2007. MASGC-N-07-04d (Gulf Coast Fisherman, April 1, 2007)

Puerto Rico Sea Grant

Encuentro con el mar (Spanish only). PRU-E-01-001

Los arrecifes de coral (Spanish only). PRU-E-05-001

Manual de actividades pedagogicas: Los arrecifes de coral (Spanish only). PRU-E-05-002

Clean roads, clean reefs. PRU-G-93-010

You can help protect our corals. PRU-G-93-011

Seasonal abundance of "Gambierdiscus toxicus" and "Ostreopsis" sp. in coastal waters of southwest Puerto Rico. PRU-R-85-006

Reproductive biology and ecology of some Caribbean corals. PRU-T-99-004

Taxonomic structure and distribution of reef fish larvae across a neritic oceanic gradient off La Parguera, Puerto Rico. PRU-T-00-001

Quantitative assessment of nursery habitats for fishery stock enhancement. PRU-T-04-001

Proceedings: Caribbean Regional Workshop on Coral Reef Fisheries Management: collaboration on successful management, enforcement and education methods. PRU-W-02-001

South Carolina Sea Grant Consortium

The visual assessment of fish populations in the Southeastern United States: 1982 workshop. SCSGC-W-82-002

Texas Sea Grant

Captive rearing of fire shrimp (Lysmata debelius). TAMU-G-01-003

Woods Hole Sea Grant

Behavioral ecology of coral reef fishes at spawning aggregation sites. WHOI-Y-98-004

Other helpful links:

Coral Reef Conservation Program

NOAA's Coral Reef Information

International Year of the Reef 2008

USDA National Resources Conservation Service