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Examines in Marine Biology & Oceanography

Oil Spill Damage to a Large Marine Ecosystem: The Gulf of Mexico (GoM)

  • Open or CloseLuis A Soto*

    1Instituto de Ciencias del Mar y Limnología, México

    *Corresponding author:Luis A Soto, Instituto de Ciencias del Mar y Limnología, México

Submission: August 01, 2019; Published: August 08, 2019

DOI: 10.31031/EIMBO.2019.03.000554

ISSN : 2578-031X
Volume3 Issue1


After nine years of the Deepwater Horizon (DWH) catastrophic environmental accident in the northern Gulf of Mexico, there is a consensus among the different stakeholders about the severe damage inflicted to the health of this vital marine ecosystem. The massive gas and spilled crude oil, and other toxic compounds had no precedent in the annals of the world oil industry.

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