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Multifaceted Fisheries and Ecosystem Monitoring in Alabama's Marine Waters and the Gulf of Mexico - Phase II

Implementing Organization

Alabama Department of Marine Resources


DWH Project Funding


Known Leveraged Funding


Funding Organization

National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF)

Funding Program

NFWF Gulf Environmental Benefit Fund GEBF


Project Category


Project Actions

Monitoring and Observations

Targeted Resources

Fish/Fish Habitats

Project Description

Monitoring recreationally and commercially important reef and estuarine species of interest in area waters of Alabama through fishery independent and dependent surveys will provide essential information for incorporation into single species and ecosystem models for assessing stock status and sustainability of the resources. Projects will also incorporate habitat characterization through side scanning of natural and man-made structures, benthic water quality monitoring of Mobile Bay and acoustic tracking of tagged fish species in area waters of Alabama.


Chris Blankenship
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Project Partners

University of South Alabama

Affiliated Institutions


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