Topic: Hypoxia

Gulf of Mexico Dead Zone Severely Impairs Reproduction in Atlantic Croaker, Researchers Find

June 14, 2011

Atlantic croaker living in the large Gulf of Mexico "Dead Zone" exhibit severe reproductive impairment with potential long-term impacts on the fish's population abundance, researchers from The University of Texas at Austin's Marine Science Institute have found.

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Texas Marine Scientist Studies Oil Spill Effects on Oxygen Levels in the Gulf of Mexico "Dead Zone"

June 14, 2010

Marine scientist Zhanfei Liu is studying the effects of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill on oxygen levels in the northern Gulf of Mexico in part through a recently received National Science Foundation grant for Rapid Response Research (RAPID).

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Marine Scientists to Investigate Effect of Gulf of Mexico 'Dead Zone' on Fish Populations

Nov. 10, 2009

Whether a large area of low oxygen water called the "dead zone" in the northern Gulf of Mexico could cause declines in environmentally and economically important fish populations is the subject of a new study by University of Texas at Austin marine scientist Peter Thomas.

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