Reef Fish Assessment for Mississippi Coastal and Nearshore Gulf Waters


Project Overview

Implementing Organization
Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (MS DEQ)

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: Mississippi1

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

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.

Project Contact

Project Partners

Mississippi Department of Marine Resources, University of Southern Mississippi

Affiliated Institutions

None


Project ID: 289
Project Name: Reef Fish Assessment for Mississippi Coastal and Nearshore Gulf Waters
SourceUID: 45723
Latitude: 29.64468109
Longitude: -88.73780192
Country: United States of America
State or Province: Mississippi
County:
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):
Targeted Resource(s):
Anticipated Project Completion Year: 2017
Implementing Organization: Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (MS DEQ)
Implementing Organization Type: State
Point of Contact – Name: Camille Covington
Point of Contact – Phone: ccovington@cce.ms
Point of Contact – Email: 228-396-0488
Other Partners: Mississippi Department of Marine Resources, University of Southern Mississippi
Affiliated Institutions: None
Link: http://www.nfwf.org/gulf/Documents/ms-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: 0
Total Dollar Amount (from all funders): 4582500
DWH Funder: National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF)
DWH Funder Type: Private
DWH Funding Program: NFWF Gulf Environmental Benefit Fund (GEBF)
DWH Dollar Amount : 4582500
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
Completeness: C


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