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Small-scale morphodynamics of maintained and unmaintained beaches on Mustang Island, Texas
In the State of Texas, the public is guaranteed free and unrestricted access to Gulf of Mexico beaches from the mean low tide line to the vegetation line. This access includes vehicular traffic and provides for grooming ...
Population genetic structure of the crashed snook fishery (Centropomus spp.)
Snook (Centropomus spp.) are an important game fish in the warmer coastal regions of the West Atlantic and East Pacific Oceans. In Texas, the snook fishery crashed >80 years ago and has exhibited weak signs of recovery. ...
DRIVING FACTORS OF OBESITY IN SOUTH TEXAS: EXPLORING SPATIAL ACCESS IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD PHYSICAL ACTIVITY ENVIRONMENT IN NUECES COUNTY, TEXAS
Obesity is a growing health concern in Nueces County. In fact, three years ago the county seat of Nueces County, Corpus Christi, was reported as the “Fattest City in America” by Men’s Health magazine (Colleti and Masters, ...
Reproduction and Diet of Red Snapper Lutjanus campechanus on Natural and Artificial Reefs in the Northwestern Gulf of Mexico
Energy exploration in the Gulf of Mexico (Gulf) has resulted in the addition of numerous oil and gas production platforms adding structurally complex habitat to an area otherwise comprised of primarily barren mud/sand ...
The effect of climate on estuarine benthos at regional scales along the Texas coast
Climate variability plays a key role in estuary structure and function. Fresh water is delivered to estuaries as inflows driven by precipitation. The amount of precipitation an area receives could be affected by climate ...
Settlement of blue crab (C. sapidus rathbun) megalopae varies over distance and time in Aransas-Redfish Bay, Texas
Blue crab (Callinectes sapidus Rathbun) are both a keystone species and an important fishery throughout its U.S. range. Extensive research of the life history and ecology of blue crab has been undertaken. However, limited ...