Project: U.S. South Atlantic Marine Protected Area Survey
NOAA Ship Pisces is supporting remotely operated vehicle and multibeam echosounder surveys inside and outside six marine protected areas as well as inside the Oculina Experimental Closted Area in the south Atlantic to assess the efficacy of this management tool to protect species of the snapper grouper complex and Oculina coral.
Note: This information is provided for general information about current NOAA ship and aircraft projects. Project start and end dates are based on the FY17 Fleet Allocation Plan and are subject to change. They do not necessarily reflect actual ship and aircraft schedules.