Flower Garden Banks NMS, located 115 miles off the Texas/Louisiana coast, harbors some of the healthiest coral reefs in the Caribbean. For official information about the sanctuary please visit http://flowergarden.noaa.gov
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NOAA's Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary, part of the Department of Commerce, uses various third-party social media services for outreach. Use of these social media services may require a membership that subjects users to policies, requirements, or rules beyond the control of the Department of Commerce. The Department of Commerce does not endorse membership in a particular social media service and takes no responsibility for any content that may be posted by other users. Communications made through social media services will not, in any way, constitute a legal or official notice to the Department of Commerce or any of its entities, officials, or employees.
January 17, 1992
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