Progress report for October 1969 - December 1971. Species diversity and abundance of the bottom fauna, macroplankton, commercially important crabs and shrimp, and fishes, before and after the construction of the Cedar Bayou generating station.
The purpose of this report is to present a summary of the abundance and distributional data for the dominant species of the various animal groups under study. Macrobenthos and zooplankton data are presented from the period of October 1969 through October 1971. Crustacean and fish data are presented through November and December 1971. Spring, summer, fall, and winter are used as in the astronomical year in this report. For example, summer represents that period between the summer solstice and the autumnal equinox.