Mississippi Sound


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Mississippi Sound,

arm of the Gulf of Mexico, c.100 mi (160 km) long and from 7 to 15 mi (11–24 km) wide, extending from Lake Borgne in Louisiana on the west to Mobile Bay in Alabama on the east. It is part of the Intracoastal Waterway and is separated from the Gulf by a series of narrow islands and sandbars. Cat, Horn, Petit Bois, and Dauphin are the main islands. Gulfport, Biloxi, and Pascagoula, Miss., are on the Mississippi Sound.
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This project took advantage of the naturally occurring foraging behavior of bottlenose dolphins described by Svane (2005) associated with by-catch disposal from commercial shrimp trawl practices in the Mississippi Sound.
Cates, University of Texas at Tyler, por su poster titulado "Cambios en el comportamiento relacionado con el crecimiento compenstorio en corn snakes (Pantherophis guttata)'" segundo lugar, Savannah Michaelsen, University of Southern Mississippi, por su poster titulado "Asmimetria fluctuante como un indicador de estres ambiental en el Mississippi sound causada por el 'Deepwater Horizon' derrame de aceite en el 2010;" y tercer lugar, Reid Morehouse, Oklahoma State University, por su poster titulado "Cangrejos de rio de Oklahoma: identificacion, distribucion y ecologia.
15]N value of primary producers in Gulf of Mexico coastal estuaries on the basis of both analysis of samples collected as part of separate projects in Mississippi Sound (senior author, unpubl.
I did not know it at the time, but I was looking at the protected waters of Mississippi Sound, not the Gulf itself.
In Mississippi, rainfall amounts and/or Pearl River stage are used as metrics for closing shellfish harvesting areas in Mississippi Sound.
George Crozier, director of the Dauphin Island Sea Lab, is talking to Ray Vaughan and me about nutrient runoff and its possible link to blooms of stinging jellyfish in the Mississippi Sound and Mobile Bay.
This was the Mississippi sound that never left Mississippi.
London-based Stolt Offshore was recently awarded a contract valued at $150 million to install the 437-mile offshore portion of Gulfstream that runs from Mississippi Sound to Tampa Bay, FL.
But Biloxi is nowhere near the river, so the casinos are built on stilts over the Mississippi Sound.
Arctosa sanctaerosae and other wolf spiders were observed on the gulf and Mississippi Sound beaches of Dauphin Island on March 19, April 17, September 11, and October 30-31, 1998 (Figure 1).
Tommy Gollott (D), president pro tem of the Senate, introduced a bill that would have prohibited oil and gas leasing in the Mississippi Sound, but the measure stalled in a committee in February and never saw legislative action.
ARCADIS will provide engineering design services that will determine the cost effectiveness and environmental acceptability of diverting Mississippi River water in the vicinity of Violet, LA, into the Biloxi Marshes and Mississippi Sound.

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