The Coral Reef Conservation Program funds and equips coral reef conservation activities by NOAA and its partners in the seven U.S. states and territories containing coral reefs. These priority areas are:
We also support coral reef research and conservation efforts in the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands, the Pacific Remote Island Areas, and the Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary in the Gulf of Mexico.
Click a region on the map above to explore data, products, and information from our seven priority coral reef jurisdictions.
The NOAA Coral Reef Conservation Program was established in 2000 by the Coral Reef Conservation Act. Headquartered in Silver Spring, Maryland, the program is part NOAA’s Office for Coastal Management.
The Coral Reef Information System (CoRIS) is the program's information portal that provides access to NOAA coral reef information and data products.
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