South Atlantic Fishery Management Council

Seminar Series: Deep Sea Coral-Related Research Exploration and Mapping

Time: to
Location: Via webinar only.

This presentation will share highlights of research funded by NOAA’s Deep-Sea Coral Research & Technology Program between 2016-2019, and exploration and mapping conducted by NOAA Ocean Exploration in the South Atlantic region.  Highlights include a summary of discoveries from nine expeditions to collect seafloor imagery, including the largest known deep-sea coral reef province in the world, and major mapping advances on the Blake Plateau and surrounding areas.  A question-and-answer session will follow the presentation. Members of the public will have the opportunity to participate in the discussion. The presentation is for informational purposes only and no management actions will be taken.