Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary

Seagrass Status and Trends Monitoring Data 

 


 

Permanent Seagrass Monitoring Stations

(Click on any site for information and data reports)

 

                      = Florida Coastal Everglades LTER sites

                    = FKNMS permanent sites

                    = Caribbean Coastal Marine Productivity Program (CARICOMP) sites                   

 


 

 

 

Synoptic Benthic Habitat Survey Sites

and

Intensive Benthic Habitat Survey Areas

(See menus below for information and data reports)

  Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary Sites                South West Florida Shelf Sites         

  Key West Harbor Survey Area                                        Western Sambos SPA Survey Area  

  Nearshore Benthic Habitats Survey Area                   Carysfort SPA Survey Area            

 

 

 

 

Synoptic Benthic Habitat Survey Data Reports:

Includes maps of the distribution of seagrasses, macroalgae, and benthic fauna based on synoptic benthic habitat survey data.

 

 

Digital Images

 

Intensive Benthic Habitat Survey Data Reports:

Includes maps of the distribution of survey sites in intensive benthic habitat survey areas.

 


 

 

Other Available Data:

"Benthic Habitats of the Florida Keys" is a map of benthic habitats based on 1992 aerial photography (FMRI/NOAA, 1998).

 

 


 

 

Funding for this monitoring program is provided by:

Funding for the LTER monitoring sites is provided by:

 

 

 

 


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For more information about seagrass ecosystems, visit the Seagrass Ecosystems Research Lab at FIU