Explore this online
marine life field guide
which covers critters from sea stars to the gigantic
blue whale. Learn about different species in each sanctuary using this encyclopedia reference by
watching videos, studying information about their habitat, distribution, diet and much more.
Ocean Guardian Kids Club and Contest
(open to all kids in K-8)
Join the Hawai`i
Ocean Guardian Kids Club
and Contest to win some great prizes. This contest
encourages children around the country to create original poetry, artwork or a short story about
the endangered, threatened and protected marine life found around the Hawaiian archipelago. All K-8
students in the United States are eligible and encouraged to join!
Explore who lives at Cordell Bank
Above and Below the Surface of the Ocean
Click on the images below for an interactive journey.
Have Google Earth on your computer?
Turn on the Ocean Layer and navigate "fly to" Cordell Bank to see our stories (You'll need Google Earth version 5.0 or higher.)
Cordell Bank National Marine Sanctuary Expeditions
See pictures and read blogs from past science expeditions to Cordell Bank National Marine Sanctuary.
Re-discovering Cordell Bank: Dive Expedition 30 Years Later
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West Coast Deep Sea Coral Cruise
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Testing Fishing Gear Removal Techniques at Cordell Bank (to go with image cbnms2008_banner.jpg)
Tune into the Ocean
the Sanctuary Radio Program/Ocean Currents.
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Get below the waves and check out Cordell Bank
Hero's Journey: A Marin Salmon's Tale
Follow the journey of a Coho Salmon, from the Pacific Ocean, and Cordell Bank National Marine
Sanctuary to the Lagunitas Creek. This six-minute slideshow features natural sounds and images that
connect you with the feeling of wild Marin.