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Oil spill skimmer speeds recovery
The article describes a new type of oil spill skimmer, the Class XI Skimmer, which successfully completed an oil recovery assignment recently when the Liberian tanker Burmah Agate started burning and spilling oil in November ...
Texas Shores -- the [Galveston] Bay (Volume 33, Number 1, Spring 2000)
A question of quality (Galveston Bay)
An ecological risk assessment using GIS to analyze the impacts of oil and gas production in Galveston Bay, TX
(, 1992 199)
Oil and gas production was examined for the Galveston Bay ecosystem using ARC/INFO to produce maps. Various data sources documenting urbanization and industrialization were overlayed with fish and wildlife resources, ...
Differential effects of oyster (Crassostrea virginica) defenses on clinical and environmental isolates of Vibrio parahaemolyticus
(, 1999 199)
Three clinical (2030, 2062, and 2107) and three environmental (1094, 1163, and ATCC 17802) isolates of Vibrio parahaemolyticus were exposed to hemocytes and plasma collected from oysters (Crassostrea virginica) to determine ...
Sea turtle strandings and captures from Galveston Bay
(, 1999 199)
Since 1991, four of the five species of sea turtles found in the Gulf of Mexico (Kemp's ridley, loggerhead, green, and hawksbill) have been reported in Galveston Bay. All turtles that are reported to the Sea Turtle Stranding ...
Tests for possible relationships between genetic variability and levels of parasitism by Perkinsus marinus in Crassostrea virginica
(, 1988 198)
The populations of American oysters (Crassostrea virginica ) were sampled from Biloxi Bay, Mississippi westward to Galveston Bay, Texas. Adductor muscle tissue was used to determine level of infection of Perkinsus marinus ...
Dispersion of the salt-marsh periwinkle Littoraria irrorata : Effects of water level, size, and season
This paper documents horizontal and vertical dispersion patterns of a Texas population of the salt-marsh periwinkle, Littoraria irrorata , over a 15-month period. The study was conducted within a tidal marsh on the Anahuac ...
Salinity Tolerance and the Responses to Hypoosmotic Stress of the Bay Squid Lolliguncula brevis , A Euryhaline Cephalopod Mollusc
The blood osmotic concentrations of trawl-caught Lolliguncula brevis were measured in the field, at Galveston Bay, Texas; in each case, the osmolality was similar to that of the seawater in which the animal was captured. ...
Hydraulics and Stability of Five Texas Inlets
Existing data on tides and currents of five Texas inlets (Freeport Harbor entrance, San Luis Pass, Galveston Bay entrance, Rollover Pass, and Sabine Pass) are analyzed to determine the hydraulics of the inlet-bay systems. ...
Settlement and early life history of Callinectes similis Williams in northern Gulf of Mexico estuaries
(, 1995 199)
Juveniles and adults of the lesser blue crab, C. similis Williams, are widely distributed in high salinity areas of northern Gulf estuaries. There is a differential distribution by size with small crabs more prevalent in ...