Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Units Program: Louisiana
Education, Research and Technical Assistance for Managing Our Natural Resources

Louisiana Project

Provision of nekton habitat within artificial reefs

January 2010 - June 2012


Participating Agencies

  • The Nature Conservancy
Artificial reefs installed in Grand Isle, LA in November 2010.

Artificial reefs created in Grand Isle, LA and in Biloxi Marsh, LA are being monitored for their effectiveness in protecting shorelines, their ability to sustain viable oyster reefs, and their provision of key ecosystem services.