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Reef Fish Assessment for Mississippi Coastal and Nearshore Gulf Waters

Implementing Organization

Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (MS DEQ)

Overview

DWH Project Funding

$4,582,500

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

Initiate a 2-year comprehensive fisheries data collection effort to improve data resolution, expand monitoring coverage, and inform decision making to promote more sustainable management of red snapper and other reef fish.

Contact

Camille Covington
228-396-0488
ccovington@cce.ms
Project Website
Project Partners

Mississippi Department of Marine Resources, University of Southern Mississippi

Affiliated Institutions

None

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