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Summary Information for Field Activity 2000-005-FA

Area of Operations: Northeastern Gulf of Mexico, United States, North America, North Atlantic

Dates: February 15, 2000 to March 02, 2000

Chief scientist: Kathy Scanlon

   M. Grace - NMFS, Pascagoula, MS

Objectives: Sidescan mapping and seismic profiling of shelf-edge reserves for habitat and paleoshoreline studies.

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Contact: Kathy Scanlon (

InfoBank: uses the identifier O-5-00-GM. Visit this site for more information.

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Publications resulting from these data

Capone, M.K., Swift, B.A., and Scanlon, K.M.,2002, Archive of chirp subbottom data collected during USGS Cruise ORGN00005, northeastern Gulf of Mexico, 15 February-2 March 2000: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2002-45

Scanlon, Kathryn M., Coleman, Felicia C., and Koenig, Christopher C.,2005, Pockmarks on the outer shelf in the northern Gulf of Mexico; gas-release features or habitat modifications by fish?, in Barnes, P.W., and Thomas, J.P., eds., Benthic habitats and the effects of fishing: American Fisheries Society Symposium 41, v. 41: p. 301-312

Coleman, Felicia C., Koenig, Christopher C., Scanlon, Kathryn M., Heppell, Scott, Heppell, Selina, and Miller, Margaret W.,2010, Benthic habitat modification through excavation by red grouper, Epinephelus morio, in the northeastern Gulf of Mexico: The Open Fish Science Journal, v. 3: p. 1-15. (Also available at

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