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Benthic Habitat Mapping, Characterization and Assessment

Implementing Organization

University of South Florida College of Marine Science

Overview

DWH Project Funding

$4,477,900

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

Monitoring and Observations

Targeted Resources

Fish/Fish Habitats

Project Description

Assess habitat characteristics and species associations along the west Florida Shelf from Panama City to the Dry Tortuga Islands to inform fisheries management decisions.

Contact

Dr. Steven A. Murawski
727-553-3367
smurawski@usf.edu
Project Website
Project Partners

Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, Florida Fish and Wildlife Research Institute Florida Institute of Oceanography

Affiliated Institutions

None

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