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Biological Monitoring of the Tres Palacios River and Upper Tres Palacios Bay, Texas

Purpose/Objectives

The major objectives of this project were to provide a course-scale assessment of the following subjects along the lower Tres Palacios River, Texas: 1) characterize the fringe wetland community structure, 2) survey the bathymetry, 3) aquatic biological monitoring, and 4) visual survey for intertidal oysters.

Study Area

Tres Palacios River, Texas

Project Period

2016 – 2017

Description

Provide a basic overview of the lower Tres Palacios River to the National Wildlife Federation to help inform potential biological and habitat responses to future freshwater inflows. 

Publications

Guillen, G., Oakley, J.W., Gordon, M., and Scanes, C. 2017. Biological Monitoring of the Tres Palacios River and Upper Tres Palacios Bay, Texas. EIH Final Report 17-006, 35 pp.

Project Sponsors

Contact
  • Environmental Institute of Houston

    Phone: 281-283-3950
    Email: eih@uhcl.edu

    North Office Annex
    2700 Bay Area Blvd, Box 540
    Houston, TX 77058-1002

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