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Is the Bahia Granda currently functioning as a fishes nursery, and what are the associated resource management implications?

Implementing Organization

University of Texas Rio Grande Valley


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Funding Organization

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)

Funding Program

The RESTORE Act Funds Bucket 4: NOAA RESTORE Act Science Program


Project Category


Project Actions

Habitat Restoration and Enhancement

Targeted Resources

Fish/Fish Habitats

Project Description

Managers need to know if the Bahia Grande ecosystem is functioning as a nursery and/or foraging grounds for fish to make informed decisions regarding whether to open Bahia Grande to public use.


Carlos E. Cintra Buenrostro
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Project Partners

Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge

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