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This data portal offers the best available data and information relevant to the biology, fisheries, monitoring and management of spawning aggregations for important fish species in the Gulf of Mexico and serves as the basis for a cooperative, Gulf-wide conservation and monitoring program.
The site was funded by the NOAA RESTORE Act Science Program.

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Species Profiles

Spawning Seasons

Life History and Spawning Behavior

Cooperative Monitoring Protocol

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FSA Map

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Citation
Kobara, S., B. Erisman, W. Heyman, C. Biggs, N. Farmer, S. Lowerre-Barbieri, M. Karnauskas, and J. Brenner. 2017. Cooperative monitoring program for spawning aggregations in the Gulf of Mexico: data portal. Version 1.0 GCOOS, USA.