Project Summary: Document & Characterize the Branching Deep Water Corals & Geology at Two Upper-Slope Site in the Northeastern Gulf of Mexico

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Summary describing the work completed at the University of Alabama for documenting and characterizing branching deep water corals at two upper-slope sites in the northeastern Gulf of Mexico studying seafloor characteristics and distribution patterns of "lophelia pertusa" and Other sessile megafauna. It includes background information on the project funding and sponsorship, goals, methodology, and findings.

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University of Alabama June 2007.

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  • Main Title: Project Summary: Document & Characterize the Branching Deep Water Corals & Geology at Two Upper-Slope Site in the Northeastern Gulf of Mexico
  • Added Title: Seafloor Characteristics and Distribution Patterns of "Lophelia Pertusa" and Other Sessile Megafauna at Two Upper-Slope Sites in the Northeastern Gulf of Mexico

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Summary describing the work completed at the University of Alabama for documenting and characterizing branching deep water corals at two upper-slope sites in the northeastern Gulf of Mexico studying seafloor characteristics and distribution patterns of "lophelia pertusa" and Other sessile megafauna. It includes background information on the project funding and sponsorship, goals, methodology, and findings.

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4 p. ; 28 cm.

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  • Accession or Local Control No: 4257
  • Accession or Local Control No: Access Number: #73719
  • Grant Number: 01-03-PO-73719
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc955447

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  • Seafloor Characteristics and Distribution Patterns of "lophelia pertusa" and Other Sessile Megafauna at Two Upper-Slope Sites in the Northeastern Gulf of Mexico , ark:/67531/metadc955541

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Seafloor Characteristics and Distribution Patterns of Lophelia pertusa and Other Sessile Megafauna at Two Upper-Slope Sites in the Northeaster Gulf of Mexico

The tuft coral Lophelia pertusa is a deep-water coral that is very slow to develop and fragile, which makes recovery from any type of damage a very slow process. Current fishing practices and oil drilling are destructive processes that effect these coral systems. The goal of this paper is to learn more about the Lophelia pertusa and determine how best to protect these deep-water systems.

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Seafloor Characteristics and Distribution Patterns of "lophelia pertusa" and Other Sessile Megafauna at Two Upper-Slope Sites in the Northeastern Gulf of Mexico , ark:/67531/metadc955541

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University of Alabama. Project Summary: Document & Characterize the Branching Deep Water Corals & Geology at Two Upper-Slope Site in the Northeastern Gulf of Mexico, text, June 2007; United States. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc955447/: accessed October 22, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.