Enhanced Fisheries Monitoring in Alabama’s Marine Waters


Project Overview

Implementing Organization
Alabama Department of Marine Resources

DWH Project Funding

0

Known Leveraged Funding

0

Funding Organization

National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF)

Funding Program

NFWF Gulf Environmental Benefit Fund (GEBF)

Project Location: Alabama

Funding Source: BP and Transocean
Controlling Document: Guilty Plea Agreement between BP and U.S. Department of Justice, Guilty Plea Agreement between Transocean and U.S. Department of Justice
Year Awarded: 2014

Project Details

Project Category

Project Actions

Monitoring and Observations Species Restoration

Targeted Resources

Fish / Fish Habitats Crustaceans / Crustacean Resources

Project Description

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

Project Contact

Project Partners

University of South Alabama, Dauphin Island Sea Lab

Affiliated Institutions

None


Project ID: 276
Project Name: Enhanced Fisheries Monitoring in Alabama’s Marine Waters
SourceUID: 45717
Latitude: 29.885549
Longitude: -87.90028354
Country: United States of America
State or Province: Alabama
County: Baldwin
Project Category: Environmental
Project Action: Monitoring and Observations
Additional Project Action(s): Species Restoration
Additional Project Action(s):
Targeted Resource(s): Fish / Fish Habitats
Targeted Resource(s): Shellfish / Shellfish Resources
Targeted Resource(s):
Anticipated Project Completion Year: 2015
Implementing Organization: Alabama Department of Marine Resources
Implementing Organization Type: State
Point of Contact – Name: Chris Blankenship
Point of Contact – Phone: chris.blankenship@dcnr.alabama.gov
Point of Contact – Email: None
Other Partners: University of South Alabama, Dauphin Island Sea Lab
Affiliated Institutions: None
Link: http://www.nfwf.org/gulf/Documents/al-fisheries-i-14.pdf
Project Comments: None
Acres Acquired: 0
Close Year: 0
Close Month: 0
Close day: 0
Purchase Type: None
Landowner: None
Landowner Type: None
Purpose: None
Public Access: None
Easement Holder Name : None
Easement Holder Type: None
Secondary Easement Holder 1: None
Secondary Easement Holder 2: None
Duration: None
Term: 0
Land Restoration Acreage: 0
Aquatic Restoration Acreage: 0
Restoration Mileage: 0
Restoration Feet: 0
Additional Acreage: None
Total Dollar Amount (from all funders): 1800000
DWH Funder: National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF)
DWH Funder Type: Private
DWH Funding Program: NFWF Gulf Environmental Benefit Fund (GEBF)
DWH Dollar Amount : 1800000
DWH Source: BP and Transocean
Fund Origin: Criminal Settlement
Controlling Documents: Guilty Plea Agreement between BP and U.S. Department of Justice, Guilty Plea Agreement between Transocean and U.S. Department of Justice
Award Year: 2014
Award Month: 11
Total Amount Leveraged: 0