Fisheries Implications of Freshwater Re-introductions

Rex Caffey, Schexnayder, Mark A.  |  1/18/2005 12:16:10 AM

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An historical overview of Louisiana fisheries in the context of pre- and post-levee construction on the Mississippi River. Data from the Caernarvon Freshwater Diversion is used to describe the relationship between freshwater re-introduction and estuarine fisheries productivity. The report characterizes the conflict between Louisiana’s short-term and long-term goals of coastal restoration and coastal fisheries management.
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