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

Implementing Organization

Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (MS DEQ)


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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

Perform an assessment of reef fish in Coastal Mississippi and nearshore Gulf waters using biological, environmental, and fishery-dependent components. Project will provide necessary data resolution for reducing scientific uncertainty of factors influencing red snapper and reef fish population structures.


Chris Wells
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Project Partners

University of Southern Mississippi

Affiliated Institutions


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