Matagorda Bay

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Mat·a·gor·da Bay

An inlet of southeast Texas separated from the Gulf of Mexico by the Matagordo Peninsula, a narrow sand spit.
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An oyster restoration project is underway in Matagorda Bay.
It is expected to head southeast toward the Matagorda Bay and Gulf of Mexico where it will pick up additional moisture before sliding back over Galveston and Houston, cities it's already hammered.
Landfall was predicted for late Friday or early Saturday between Port OConnor and Matagorda Bay, a 30-mile (48km) stretch of coastline about 70 miles north-east of Corpus Christi.
(1992) noted geographic boundaries in the Gulf of Mexico at Tampa Bay, FL (Bay 66), in the vicinity of the Mississippi River (Bays 77-78), and between Matagorda Bay and Aransas Bay, TX (Bays 89-91) (bay numbers are defined by Kim & Powell 2007).
The sites used for our study are conditionally approved shellfish areas of Galveston and Trinity bays (Galveston Bay complex); Matagorda, Carancahua, Lavaca, and Tres Palacios bays (Matagorda Bay complex); and San Antonio Bay (National Wildlife Federation, 2004) (Figure 1).
Matagorda Bay, Texas, 5 a.m.: I step into the custom skiff, a refined, linear intimation designed to traverse shallow tidal flats and backwaters at high speed.
We surveyed a small estuary fringed with salt marsh that drains into eastern Matagorda Bay. Two previous studies compared diets of spot and croaker in Gulf estuarine habitats; Darnell (1958) investigated Lake Pontchartrain, Louisiana, and Parker (1971) studied Lake Borgne, Louisiana and Clear Lake/Galveston Bay, Texas.
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, March 09, 2011 --( Archer Petroleum Corp (TSX.V: ARK, OTCQX: APEUF), (the "Company"), is pleased to announce that it has entered into a definitive Participation Agreement with Arbol Energy ("Arbol"), a private Houston based oil and gas company, governing Arbol's Matagorda Bay, Texas Prospect.
Briefly, this data set comprised young-of-the-year (YOY) spotted seatrout from eight of Texas' nine major bay systems over a three year period (hereafter, SL = Sabine Lake; EM = East Matagorda Bay; WM = West Matagorda Bay; SB = San Antonio Bay; AB = Aransas Bay; CC = Corpus Christi Bay; UL = Upper Laguna Madre; LL = Lower Laguna Madre, Fig.
Bay scallops are infrequently found in middens on the upper Texas coast and are much more abundant from Matagorda Bay southward (Steele, 1987; Table 1).
Infections have been reported in humans (4) and dolphins, including Guiana dolphins (Sotalia guianensis) in tropical climates (Latin America) (5) and Atlantic bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) in transitional tropical climates (Indian River Lagoon and Gulf of Mexico, Florida; Matagorda Bay, Texas; and Bay of Biscay, Europe) (6-8).