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General Links Reference Sites State of the Ocean
Conservation Organizations k-12 Resources Organism Pages
Sharks Coral Reef Sites Intertidal Zone
Other Habitats and Ecosystems Invasive Species Marine Mammals

 

 

General Links

Want A Career in Marine Biology? Check This Out!
Ocean Link: A Site with Lots for K-12, Interviews of Scientists
Get a Flavor of Marine Research with @Sea
So you want to study whales and dolphins. You have company!
Public Aquariums
NOAA Image Library - Diverse Photographs for Many Purposes
Critter Cam - video on the backs of marine animals
DiverNet Marine Blog
David Doubilet's Lovely Underwater Photos
Fish Webcam - Restoration of Huntington Beach CA Wetland
Marine Conservation Institute
Greenpeace
Marine Mammalogy
Ocean Surface Currents Glossary
Oceanography Resources on the Internet
Ocean Portal - Wide Range of Marine Links
Project Oceanography - Great Link for K-12
Resources on Oceans, Coastal Areas, Small Islands
Tagging of Pacific Predators - Satellite Tracking of Sharks, Sea Turtles
Tsunami Impacts of Coastal Environments 
Underwater Times - Links to News Stories about Marine Life

The State of the Ocean

Shifting Baselines - The Changing State of the Ocean
Census of Marine Life
Pew Ocean Report 2003
Pew Oceans Initiatives
State of the Marine Environment - Australia 2011

Organism Pages

Port Phillip Bay Australia marine life
Annelid Resource Page
Bivalve Feeding Videos!
Bivalve - The Fascinating Geoduck Panopea abrupta
Brachiopods
Bryozoa - Recent and Fossil
Annelid Worm Biodiversity Resources
 California Marine Life Identification - DVD
The Cephalopod Page
Cephalopods at the National Museum of Natural History USA
Cnidaria Home Page
Endangered Mollusks
Conus (=Cone shell) Biodiversity Web Site
Copepods at the National Museum of Natural History USA
Copepods Web Portal
World Association of Copepodologists
Corals, Sea Anemones and their Allies
Cowries
Ctenophores by C.E. Mills
T. H. Huxley's "The Crayfish" - not marine, but real cool!
Marine Crustacea of Australia
 Crustacean Society Web Page
Crustose Coralline Algae Caribbean
Cyanosite - Site for Cyanobacterial Research Info
Dolphins - Excellent General Biology Site
Dolphin Fun - dolphins make bubbles!
Elasmobranchs
Forage Fish - Research in Alaska
Fiddler Crabs - genus Uca
Fish - Fantastic Fish Reference and Photo Page 
Australian Museum Fish Site
Fishbase - Data Base for Fish
LarvalBase - Data Base System for Fish Larvae
Hawaii Marine Wildlife Course: Marine Mammals and Reptiles
Hexacorallians of the World, Sea Anemones, Corals, and Their Allies
A crucial plankton species - Emiliania huxleyi page
Isopods of Coastal California
Invertebrate Blog - Circus of the Spineless
Invertebrate Zoology Animations - from A. Richard Palmer's Invertebrate Zoology Course
Plankton Images - Gallery of Zooplankton and Phytoplankton
Deep-Sea Molluscs
Invertebrate Function Course with Cool Educational Animations
Northeast Marine Introduced Species
Opisthobranch Web Page
Opisthobranchs
Opisthobranch Photos by Prof. Dr. Peter Wirtz
Phoronida
Pinnipeds
Nudibranchs of the British Isles - A Field Guide and Basic Biology 
Nudibranchs of the Phillipines 
Opisthobranchs (slugs) of Okinawa 
Pfiesteria piscicida, a very destructive member of the estuarine phytoplankton
Phytoplankton and Pictures of Skagerrak-Kattegat (Sweden-Denmark) 
Protist Images
 Protists in the Marine Environment
Sea Otters
Southeastern Regional Taxonomic Center - databases
Sea Turtle Links
Sea Turtle Org - satellite tracking here
Seaweeds - Lots of Information and Pictures, British Isles
Stomatopods
Phoronids
Porifera (= Sponges)
Scallops, including a useful glossary
The Ultimate Shark Page
The Tree of Life - The Ultimate Classification of Life
Shark Research of Dr. Samuel Gruber
Shark Attack Reference
 Turtle Trax - Sea Turtles
 WhaleNet
All About Whales - Zoom Whales Site
Whales - Ask a Scientist
Whale Shark Encounters

 

Marine Mammals

Marine Mammal Education Web Site - NOAA
Marine Mammal Center
Society for Marine Mammalogy

 

Shark Reference Sites

  Enchanted Learning Shark Site
Whale Sharks
Center for Shark Research, Mote Marine Lab
ReefQuest Center for Shark Research
Richard Ellis Gallery of Sharks
Salmon Shark
Sam Gruber's Shark Research Lab in Bimini
Shark Information Web Sites List
Shark School: San Diego Natural History Museum
 

Reference Sites

AquaSearch - Aquaculture Resources
Biotelemetry Projects Directory
MarLIN - Britain and Ireland Information Network
British Marine Life Study Society 
Bioluminescence Resources and Fabulous Pictures
El Nino - Latest on the 1997 Cycle - Most extreme yet!
El Nino - Teacher's Course/Workshop
Enviromapper - U.S. EPA Guide to Pollution in the U.S.
Hudson River Foundation, New York
Harmful algal blooms website
Harmful algal blooms in Florida
Marine Education Society of Australasia
Marine Sciences Portal - Link to a Great Number of Marine Sites 
National Marine Educators Association
New York State Marine Education Association
North Atlantic Fisheries College: Fisheries Links
Montserrat Volcano and Sustainable Ecosystems Inst.
National Sea Grant Office
Ocean Portal - General Marine Reference Site
Ocean Surface Currents Glossary
SeaWhiFS - NASA Project on Satellite Detection of Oceanic Color
SeaWhiFS - Teacher Resource
Southeastern Regional Taxonomic Center - lots of species information, taxonomic databases
Ocean Data and Information Network for Africa
Subtidal Invertebrates of Central California
Intertidal Invertebrates of Central California
Temperature effects on Aquatic Invertebrates - References
TIDES! TIDES! TIDES! - Get Tidal information for all states
 Tide Predictions Around the World
 U.N. Atlas of the Oceans
Virtual Education Center - Virginia Inst. Mar. Sci.
Wetlands Mapper - U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Wetlands Research Center - U.S. Geological Survey
Woods Hole Key to Invertebrates (by Ralph Smith, 1964)
Marine Biological Laboratory - "Methods for obtaining and handling marine eggs and embryos" - online version

Coral Reef Sites

Coral Reef Web Site
Coral Reefs of Hawai'i
Coral Disease Web Page
Coral Reefs - Status and Health
Corals and Coral Reefs - Sea World Education Resource
 Coral Realm - Reef Fish Encyclopedia
Coral Reefs and Mangroves Web Page
Coral Reef Links from NOAA
Coral Reef Links from U.N.
Global Coral Reef Alliance
Coral Reef Information System NOAA
Coral Base - Data base of the Australian Inst. of Marine Science
International Coral Reef Initiative
Coral Reef Web Sites
Palmyra Atoll: Rainforest of the Sea
 Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park, Florida
 REEFBASE: Global Information System on Reefs
 Reef Relief: Excellent survey data in Florida Keys
University of West Indies Coral Reef Information Site

Intertidal Zone

 Rocky Intertidal Guide to Oregon
 Tidal Marshes of Long Island Sound 
 Tide Pools
 Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary
 Rocky Shores of California

 

Other Habitats and Ecosystems

Chesapeake Bay
 Britain, Ireland - Marine Habitats
 Chesapeake Bay - Phytoplankton and other Water Column Organisms
Deep East Project - Submarine Investigation of Blake Plateau Seep Sites
Marine Caves
Exxon Valdez Oil Spill Resources and Information
Seal Reserve - Phillip Island, Australia
Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary
Foundry Cove Marsh Restoration, Hudson River
San Francisco Bay, Water Quality Surveys
Gulf of Maine - Census of Marine Life
 Scandinavian Marine Invertebrates
 Tidal Marshes of Long Island Sound (Connecticut, New York)
 Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary

 

Marine Invasive Species 

Caulerpa - Algal Scourge of the Mediterranean
Links to Websites on Invasive Species - USGS
NEMESIS Invasive Species Website
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Invasive Species Program
Invasions of the Shore Crab Carcinus maenas
Exotic Fishes and Invertebrates in the Mediterranean Sea
Lionfish Invasion into U. S. East Coast
National Marine Invasions Center
National Sea Grant - Nonindigenous Species Programs
Northeast Sea Grant Programs - Invasive Species News
 San Francisco Bay - Invasive Species
 Global Invasive Species Initiative

 

Conservation Organizations

The Ocean Conservancy
The Blue Ocean Institute
Blue Ocean Society
Conservation Science Institute - Ocean Change Initiative
Environmental Defense 
Fish Webcam - Montrose Settlements Restoration - Huntington Beach CA
Global Coral Reef Alliance
Hudson River Sloop Clearwater
Natural Resources Defense Council 
Greenpeace
The Marine Conservation Biology Institute
Pew Institute for Ocean Science
Planetary Coral Reef Foundation
Riverhead Foundation - Marine Mammals and Sea Turtles
SeaWeb
World Conservation Union Marine Programs

  

K-12 Resources

Allo The Anemone Crab
Bridge - Ocean Sciences Teacher Center - Virginia Inst. Mar. Sciences
 Corals - A Good Tutorial
 National Ocean Service - Education Discovery Center
 Estuary Net - NC Curriculum
 New England Seacoast Institute
 Weather-Atmosphere-Oceanographic phenomena teacher resources from NOAA
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution Dive and Discover Program
Rutgers C.O.O.L. classroom - underwater off New Jersey
Current Oceanographic Research Acitivities and Lessons - CORAL
 Kelp Forest Introduction
Sea Turtle Coloring Book
 Whale-Net Interactive Web Site about Whales
 TOPEX SATELLITE INTERACTIVE SITE
Invasive Species for k-12