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Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary, TX

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Spotted moray eel
Spotted moray eel

Spotted moray eel in Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary

G.P. Schmahl/Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary

Yellow mouth grouper
Yellow mouth grouper

Yellow mouth grouper hovering over coral reef in Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary

G.P. Schmahl/Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary

School of creole fish
School of creole fish

School of creole fish in Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary

G.P. Schmahl/Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary

Diver encircled by school of fish
Diver encircled by school of fish

Diver encircled by school of fish in Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary

G.P. Schmahl/Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary

Coral reef cap
Coral reef cap

Coral reef cap in Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary

G.P. Schmahl/Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary

Pinnacles of Stetson Bank
Pinnacles of Stetson Bank

Diver exploring pinnacles of Stetson Bank in Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary

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Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary

Located 70 to 115 miles from the nearest land, the wonderful biological diversity and breathtaking beauty of the Flower Garden Banks prompted researchers and recreational divers to seek protection for ...[more]

Address

Administrative Office (This is not a visitor's center)
Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary
4700 Avenue U, Building 216
Galveston, TX 77551
Phone:409-621-5151
Email:flowergarden@noaa.gov

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Roughly 110 miles south of the Texas-Louisiana border

Activities
  • BOATING BOATING
  • DIVING DIVING
  • FISHING FISHING
  • PHOTOGRAPHY PHOTOGRAPHY
  • WATER SPORTS WATER SPORTS
  • WILDLIFE VIEWING WILDLIFE VIEWING
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