Biological Studies - Gulf of Mexico

Biological Studies to investigate the sea bed and the organisms inhabiting it (benthic ecology), fisheries, non-protected marine birds and other species, and marine ecological monitoring.

Study Name 
 

  Study Number

Deepwater Coral and Chemosynthetic Atlas and Modeling Program: Gulf of Mexico

  GM-15-06

Abundance and Distribution of Commercially Important Estuarine Dependent Species Populations within the Gulf of Mexico

  GM-12-x10

Biomass and Mass Balance Isotope Content of Seep Populations on the Upper Slope of Gulf of Mexico Determined from Archived Samples

  GM-09-01-08

Deep-Water Coral Distribution and Abundance on Active Offshore Oil and Gas Platforms and Decommissioned "Rigs-to-Reefs" Platforms

  GM-11-01a

Deep-Water Reconnaissance of Potentially Sensitive Biological Features (PSBF's) Surrounding Shelf-Edge Topographic Banks in the Northern Gulf of Mexico

  GM-11-01b

Eastern Brown Pelicans: dispersal, seasonal movements, and monitoring of PAHs and other contaminants in the northern Gulf of Mexico

  GM 12-03

Evaluating the Importance of Shallow Water Rigs as Habitat for Newly Recruited Reef Associated Fishes in the OCS off Louisiana

  GM-09-01-12

Exploration and Research of Northern Gulf of Mexico Deepwater Natural and Artificial Hard Bottom Habitats with Emphasis on Coral Communities: Reefs, Rigs and Wrecks

  GM 08-03

Genetic Affinities in Populations of the Invasive Indo-Pacific Coral Tubastraea micranthus on Northern Gulf of Mexico Platforms: Multiple Invasions?

  GM-09-01-13
GulfSERPENT: Continuing and Expanding a Deepwater Biological Observation System in the Northern Gulf of Mexico   GM-09-01-16

Long-Term Monitoring at the East and West Flower Garden Banks

  GM-14-06

New Invasive Marine Species Colonizing Oil/Gas Platforms in the Northern Gulf of Mexico: Verification and Examination of Spread

  GM-09-01-07

Optimization of Non-Voucher Gulf of Mexico Benthic Fauna Specimen Archives with the U. S. Museum of Natural History

  GM-09-01-11
Review of the Long Term Monitoring Program at the Flower Garden Banks   GM-14-x11

Short-term Movement, Home Range, and Behavior of Red Snapper Around Petroleum Platforms in the Northern Gulf of Mexico as Determined by High Resolution Acoustic Telemetry

  GM-92-42-104

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