Below are various links to different sources of information regarding marine resources:


National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS):01

Coral Reef Conservation Program:

Coral Reef Information System:

Sea Grant College Program:

National Oceanographic Data Center:

National Ocean Service, Office of Response and Restoration,

Caribbean Fishery Management Council (CFMC):

Coral Reef Task Force:

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS):

U.S. Army Corps of Enginners, Antilles Office:

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA):

United States Department of Agriculture (USDA):

National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA):

U.S. Geological Survey (USGS):

NOAA FIsheries: Southeast Regional Office

National Park Service, Virgin Islands

Buck Island Reef National Monument

Christiansted National Historic Site: Virgin Islands

Salt River Bay National Historical Park and Ecological Preserve

Virgin Islands National Park


U.S. Virgin Islands University Links

Center for Marine and Environmental Studies (CMES):

MacLean Marine Science Center (MMSC):

The Virgin Islands Marine Advisory Service (VIMAS):

U.S. Virgin Islands Agencies

Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR):

Division of Fish and Wildlife:

U.S. Virgin Islands Non-Governmental Organizations

St. Croix Environmental Association:

Coral Bay Community Council:

Friends of the Virgin Islands National Park:

Islands Resources Foundation:

Other Non-Governmental Organizations (NGO’s)

ReefKeeper International:

International Coral Reef Action Network (ICRAN):

Global Coral Reef Monitoring Network (GCRMN):

Global Coral Reef Alliance:

The Coral Reef Alliance:

The Ocean Conservancy (TOC):

The Nature Conservancy (TNC):

International Coral Reef Initiative (ICRI):

Reef Base:

Additional Links

Mangrove Restoration:

Marine Protected Areas, global:

United Nations Division for Sustainable Development:

Unoffical listing of USVI laws and regulations: