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Blueways Conservation Planning Portal

Region(s) of Study: Waterbodies / Gulf of Mexico

The Blueways Conservation Decision Support Tool offers a wide range of information about ocean resources and management. The focused apps and extensive spatial layers available are valuable tools for enhancing biodiversity, ecosystem-based management, and healthy human activity in the ocean. These resources may serve to support decision-making by marine planners, resource managers, commercial and recreational fishermen, and many other industries using the ocean.

 Aquaculture application: Use of spatial technologies and data on existing energy planning, regulated fisheries locations, and regional marine planning to inform aquaculture planning.

Contributing Partners: The Nature Conservancy

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