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Reef Fish Assessment for Mississippi Coastal and Nearshore Waters: Restoration through Improved Data Collection and Management – Phase IV

Implementing Organization

Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (MS DEQ)

Overview

DWH Project Funding

$3,622,000

Known Leveraged Funding

$0

Funding Organization

National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF)

Funding Program

NFWF Gulf Environmental Benefit Fund GEBF

Details

Project Category

Environmental

Project Actions

Habitat Restoration and Enhancement

Targeted Resources

Fish/Fish Habitats

Project Description

Perform an assessment of reef fish in coastal Mississippi and nearshore Gulf waters that will provide necessary data resolution for reducing scientific uncertainty of factors influencing red snapper and reef fish population structures.

Contact

Chris Wells
601-961-5545
cwells@mdeq.ms.gov
Project Website
Project Partners

Mississippi Department of Marine Resources, University of Southern Mississippi

Affiliated Institutions

None

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