Cooperative monitoring program for spawning aggregations in the Gulf of Mexico: an assessment of existing information, data gaps and research priorities


Project Overview

Implementing Organization
The University of Texas at Austin

DWH Project Funding

0

Known Leveraged Funding

0

Funding Organization

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)

Funding Program

The RESTORE Act Funds Bucket 4: NOAA RESTORE Act Science Program

Project Location: Texas

Funding Source: Transocean
Controlling Document: The RESTORE Act
Year Awarded: 2015

Project Details

Project Category

Project Actions

Monitoring and Observations

Targeted Resources

Fish / Fish Habitats

Project Description

Brad Erisman and his co-investigators will work with a diverse group of experts from academia, federal and state government, and non-governmental organizations to compile and evaluate existing information of fish spawning aggregations in the Gulf of Mexico to inform the conservation and management of the region’s fisheries.

Project Contact

Project Partners

None

Affiliated Institutions

LGL Ecological Research Associates, Inc., Texas A&M University, NOAA), Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, The Nature Conservancy


Project ID: 364
Project Name: Cooperative monitoring program for spawning aggregations in the Gulf of Mexico: an assessment of existing information, data gaps and research priorities
SourceUID:
Latitude: 27.836988
Longitude: -97.053074
Country: United States of America
State or Province: Texas
County: Nueces
Project Category: Science
Project Action: Monitoring and Observations
Additional Project Action(s):
Additional Project Action(s):
Targeted Resource(s): Fish / Fish Habitats
Targeted Resource(s):
Targeted Resource(s):
Anticipated Project Completion Year: 2017
Implementing Organization: The University of Texas at Austin
Implementing Organization Type: State
Point of Contact – Name: Brad Erisman
Point of Contact – Phone: berisman@utexas.edu
Point of Contact – Email: 361-749-6833
Other Partners: None
Affiliated Institutions: LGL Ecological Research Associates, Inc., Texas A&M University, NOAA), Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, The Nature Conservancy
Link: http://restoreactscienceprogram.noaa.gov/research/spawning-aggregations
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): 391021
DWH Funder: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
DWH Funder Type: Federal
DWH Funding Program: The RESTORE Act Funds Bucket 4: NOAA RESTORE Act Science Program
DWH Dollar Amount : 391021
DWH Source: Transocean
Fund Origin: Civil Settlement
Controlling Documents: The RESTORE Act
Award Year: 2015
Award Month: 9
Total Amount Leveraged: 0
Completeness: CA-PB