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Lots of small Nassau grouper

Early juvenile Nassau grouper

This summer there are 10 early juvenile Nassau grouper living on our artificial reef array (16 total reefs) in the Sea of Abaco.  All of them are under 10 cm (4 inches) total length. Based on their size, these juveniles were […]

By | 2017-12-01T14:04:52-05:00 July 15th, 2012|Categories: Artificial Reefs, Fish|1 Comment

Grunts love their home!

Artificial reef with a high density of white grunts in the Sea of Abaco.

This summer I have been continuing research on a series of artificial reefs we built last summer in the Sea of Abaco between Mermaid’s Reef and Eastern Shores.  For this study, […]

By | 2017-12-01T14:04:52-05:00 July 9th, 2012|Categories: Artificial Reefs, Fish, seagrass|0 Comments

Continued improvements at Broad Creek following restoration

Mangrove tidal creeks are important nursery habitats for many fishery species in The Bahamas.  Unfortunately, many tidal creeks have been degraded by the construction of roads across the creek. These roads fragment the creek into pieces, blocking the flow of water to the upstream side.   As a result, there is often a build up of sediment, drastic changes in salinity, temperature […]

By | 2017-12-01T14:05:41-05:00 November 18th, 2011|Categories: Fish, Mangroves and Creeks, Restoration|0 Comments