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Flowering plants of the waters and shores of the Gulf of Mexico
(U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, 1954)
The marine and strand flowering plants of the Gulf of Mexico are discussed in terms of the natural communities in which they typically grow. Throughout the Gulf a characteristic strand flora grows on exposed sandy shores ...
Textural and geochemical relationships in benthic sediments in three bay-estuary-lagoon systems in Texas
(Offshore Technology Conference, 1985)
Analyses of hundreds of benthic sediment samples collected as part of an extensive inventory of Texas coastal submerged lands have provided data for textural and geochemical characterization of these stems of Galveston and ...
Galveston Bay water quality survey 1963 - 1967
(Texas State Department of Health, 1968)
The results of the 1963-1967 Water Quality Survey of the Galveston Bay Complex indicate water qualities at specific locations varying from very poor to excellent. In order to arrive at conclusions as to the four questions ...
Species profiles: life histories and environmental requirements (Gulf of Mexico) -- Gulf menhaden
(National Coastal Ecosystems Team, Division of Biological Services, Fish and Wildlife Service, U.S. Department of the Interior, 1983)
Species profiles are literature summaries of the taxonomy, morphology, range, life history, and environmental requirements of coastal aquatic species. They are prepared to assist in environmental impact assessment. The ...
Uptake and accumulation of an organochlorine insecticide (dieldrin) by an estuarine mollusc, Rangia cuneata
Clams (Rangia cuneata) were collected from Trinity Bay in Texas to study uptake and accumulation of dieldrin from dilute solution. The clams were acclimated for 1 to 2 weeks in holding tanks at 25 C, 8.2 pH, and 15.6% ...
Galveston Bay: test case of an estuary in crisis.
The Galveston Bay estuary's environmental crisis is reported. Long a major nursery area for shellfish and finfish, the bay's water quality has been severely degraded by rapid industrial and population growth. A 1914 ...
How representative are the estuaries nominated for EPA's national estuary program? A preliminary assessment.
(U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Strategic Assessment Branch, Ocean Assessments Division, Office of Oceanography and Marine Assessment, National Ocean Service, 1988)
This report provides a relative classification of 82 U.S. estuaries and their susceptibility and status to pollution and highlights the eighteen systems under consideration for inclusion in EPA's National Estuary Program. ...
Estuaries of the United States: Vital statistics of a national resource base
(U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, 1990)
This report describes briefly the Nation's estuarine resource base. It updates information presented in a number of previous NOAA reports and atlases developed through its National Estuarine Inventory (NEI) program, ...
The role of estuarine habitats in regulating growth and survival of juvenile penaeid shrimp.
(Elsevier Science Publishing Company, Incorporated, 1991)
Modifications of estuarine habitats are inevitable, but information on habitat functions can be used to protect those habitats most valuable to fishery species. Density patterns of young brown shrimp in estuaries reflect ...
The doubtful future of Galveston Bay.
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