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Deepwater Horizon: 10 Years Later Impact on the Gulf's Marine Ecosystem Persists

Top 10: University of South Florida & C-IMAGE Consortium Reveal Significant Takeaways from Deepwater Horizon Oil Disaster Research During International Conference

After nearly ten years of research, thousands of international scientists are revealing their findings on the effects of the Deepwater Horizon (DWH) oil spill.

February 5, 2020Research and Innovation

Map showing the location of the nine sample areas in the northern Gulf of Mexico for a six-year effort (2012-2017) to sample tilefish close to the historic Deepwater Horizon oil spill.

Gulf of Mexico Tilefish: Recent Checkup Shows Compromised Health Since Historic Oil Spill

The most recent assessment of the tilefish population offers sweet relief to those who enjoy the savory succulence of this slow-growing fish that roams the deeper waters of the Gulf of Mexico. Tilefish, which tastes similar to lobster or crab, is sustainably managed and regularly finds itself served up baked, broiled, or grilled on menus in Florida – easily fetching $29 as a mouth-watering entrée.

November 19, 2019Research and Innovation

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