Characterizing Gulf Sturgeon Spawning Habitat, Habitat Use and Origins of Juvenile Sturgeon in the Pearl and Pascagoula River Systems
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration; US Department of the Interior
DWH Project Funding
Known Leveraged Funding
Natural Resource Damage Assessment Trustees (NRDA)
Natural Resource Damage Assessment NRDA
This project will provide data for targeted restoration activities of Gulf sturgeon in the Pearl and Pascagoula River systems and is designed to support the selection of priority restoration projects that target spawning habitat and/or spawning habitat enhancement. Data collected will include the location and extent of essential spawning habitat, patterns of accessibility and use of this habitat by adult Gulf sturgeon, and origins of juvenile sturgeon.
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