American Samoa

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Samoa Creates Shark Sanctuary
Conservation News

Samoa Creates Shark Sanctuary in its Waters

In early March, the small South Pacific Nation designated its waters a shark sanctuary, protecting over 30 species of sharks and rays.

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Big Momma
Dive Locations Travel

Diving National Marine Sanctuary of American Samoa’s Big Momma

The star attraction in the warm waters of the National Marine Sanctuary of American Samoa is a gigantic Porites coral named Big Momma.

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National Marine Sanctuary of American Samoa
Conservation Dive Locations Travel

Exploring the National Marine Sanctuary of American Samoa

This year, Scuba Diver Life is partnering with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to bring you images and stories from each of the United States’ 11 dive-able marine sanctuaries. Our final installment will visit the National Marine Sanctuary of American Samoa

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blue and mako sharks

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