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


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: Mississippi

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: 2017

Project Details

Project Category

Project Actions

Monitoring and Observations
Species Restoration

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.

Project Contact

Project Partners

University of Southern Mississippi

Affiliated Institutions

University of Southern Mississippi


Project ID: 758
Project Name: Reef Fish Assessment for Mississippi Coastal and Nearshore Waters: Restoration through Improved Data Collection and Management – Phase II
SourceUID: 57746
Latitude: 29.62354427
Longitude: -88.67860176
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: 2019
Implementing Organization: Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (MS DEQ)
Implementing Organization Type: State
Point of Contact – Name: Chris Wells
Point of Contact – Phone: cwells@mdeq.ms.gov
Point of Contact – Email: None
Other Partners: University of Southern Mississippi
Affiliated Institutions: University of Southern Mississippi
Link: https://nfwf.org/gulf/Documents/ms-reef-fish-ii-17.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): 2346900
DWH Funder: National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF)
DWH Funder Type: Private
DWH Funding Program: NFWF Gulf Environmental Benefit Fund (GEBF)
DWH Dollar Amount : 2346900
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: 2017
Award Month: 11
Total Amount Leveraged: 0
Completeness: C