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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)

Overview

DWH Project Funding

$2,346,900

Known Leveraged Funding

$0

Funding Organization

National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF)

Funding Program

NFWF Gulf Environmental Benefit Fund (GEBF)

Details

Project Category

Environmental

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.

Contact

Chris Wells
None
cwells@mdeq.ms.gov
Project Website
Project Partners

University of Southern Mississippi

Affiliated Institutions

None

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