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Project leaders are growing Thalassia thestudinum (turtle grass) that was collected in the wild in peat pots in a lab. When it matures, they will transplant it to restore an historic seagrass bed near Horn Island.
Dec 8 2003 - GMF Site Visit

NOAA CRP Project #2007
"Restoration of Fish Habitat"

Gulf Coast Research Laboratory,
Horn Island, Mississippi

Back to Restoration of Fish Habitat webpage

Photo by Carrie Robertson/Gulf of Mexico Foundation