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News Release 06-163

Phosphorus Found to Be Another Culprit in Gulf of Mexico's "Dead Zone"

Research shows multiple nutrients from the Mississippi River are disrupting the ecosystem

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A research boat gathers seawater samples in the Gulf of Mexico to test for nutrient levels.

A research boat gathers seawater samples in the Gulf of Mexico to test for nutrient levels.

Credit: Quay Dortch