PROJECT CASE STUDY

Port Fourchon

Natrx produced site-specific ExoForm™ modules to support the growth of a healthy marine-life habitat in Southeast Louisiana. The installation of Natrx ExoForms™ maximized the surface area for oyster habitation and created a recreational fishing environment for the community at a challenging shallow water site.

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Where: Timbalier Bay, Louisiana

When: December 2023

PROJECT OVERVIEW 

Partners: CCA Louisiana, Chevron, Danos

Project: Natural Habitat Maintenance & Recreational Development

Application: Marine Life and Port Community

PROJECT GOALS

  • Maximize surface area for oyster habitats within the vertical constraint of 1.5 feet

  • Develop recreational fishing area in Southeast Louisiana

  • Demonstrate Natrx Exoform™ versatility when compared to other traditional products such as rock or concrete

  • Provide best outcome for client with consideration of project site limitations and budget constraints

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Quick and Safe Installation of ExoForms™

PROJECT OUTCOMES 

  • Custom ExoForms™ allow for support of 19 ft² of oyster habitat per ExoForm.

  • Project includes 340 ExoForms™ providing 6,460 ft² of oyster habitat

  • Provided 4.2x surface area advantage compared to previously available footprint for healthy oyster habitat

  • Promoted the growth and maintenance of native marine life to support a recreational fishing area and encourage healthy and resilient biodiversity growth

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ExoForms designed for shallow water site

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