SHORE ECOLOGY OF THE GULF OF MEXICO BRIAN MORTON
History of Management of Gulf of Mexico Red Snapper | NOAA
History of Management of Gulf of Mexico Red Snapper. The following is intended to provide a historical overview of the red snapper fishery - looking back at where we've been, how we have arrived at where we are at today, and ways we can move forward to continue rebuilding this important fishery in the future.
Gulf of California - Wikipedia
The Gulf of California (Spanish: Golfo de California), also known as the Sea of Cortés (Mar de Cortés) or less commonly as the Vermilion Sea (Mar Bermejo), is a marginal sea of the Pacific Ocean that separates the Baja California Peninsula from the Mexican mainland. It is bordered by the states of Baja California, Baja California Sur, Sonora, and Sinaloa with a coastline of approximately
Gulf of Maine - Wikipedia
Geography and hydrography. The Gulf of Maine is a roughly rectangular depression with a surface area of around 36,000 square miles (93,000 km 2), enclosed to the west and north by the North American mainland and communicating with the Atlantic Ocean to the southeast region's glaciation by the Laurentide Ice Sheet stripped sedimentary soil away from the coastline, leaving a shore that is
Harte Research Institute | Harte Research Institute
We seek science-driven solutions for problems facing the Gulf of Mexico to advance its long-term sustainable use and conservation. About HRI The Harte Research Institute celebrated its 20th anniversary in September 2020, and that occasion has turned out to be more than an important milestone in the growth and evolution of the institute.
Conservation - Overharvesting | Britannica
Conservation - Conservation - Overharvesting: Overharvesting, or overfishing in the case of fish and marine invertebrates, depletes some species to very low numbers and drives others to extinction. In practical terms, it reduces valuable living resources to such low levels that their exploitation is no longer sustainable. Whereas the most-familiar cases involve whales and fisheries, species of
dead zone | National Geographic Society
Jan 21, 2011The Gulf of Mexico has a seasonal hypoxic zone that forms every year in late summer. Its size varies from fewer than 5,000 square kilometers (1,931 square miles) to approximately 22,000 square kilometers (8,494 square miles, or the size of Massachusetts).
Wetland and Aquatic Research Center - USGS
WARC conducts relevant and objective research, develops new approaches and technologies, and disseminates scientific information needed to understand, manage, conserve, and restore wetlands and other aquatic and coastal ecosystems and their associated plant and animal communities throughout the nation and the world.
ESA Journals: Home - Wiley Online Library
ESA journals are among the most widely read and cited journals in the field of ecology, and we welcome your submissions. Journals Ecology. Ecology publishes articles that report on the basic elements of ecological research. Emphasis is placed on concise, clear
Baja California | Definition, History, Map, & Facts
Baja California, peninsula, northwestern Mexico, bounded to the north by the United States, to the east by the Gulf of California, and to the south and west by the Pacific Ocean. The peninsula is approximately 760 miles (1,220 km) long and 25 to 150 miles (40 to 240 km) wide.
Optical Oceanography Laboratory — College of Marine
Hardy, R. F. (2014). Assessment of surface-pelagic drifting communities and behavior of early juvenile sea turtles in the Northern Gulf of Mexico. MS Thesis, University of South Florida, 118pp. Hu, C (2009), A novel ocean color index to detect floating algae in the