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Working with oyster farmers

Mud worms. Not the most appetizing name for a critter, and it turns out they are a real problem for the new ‘off-bottom’ oyster farmers in the Gulf of Mexico. Luckily for oyster lovers, mud worms live on the outside of the shell,

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By: William "Bill" Walton / Published: Nov 10, 2016

Working waterfronts: In their own words

We all know that a thriving working waterfront makes an important impact on our coastal economy. It’s easy to get caught up in the numbers; dollars and landings and property values. What is easy to miss is a unique way of life, spanning...

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By: Jody Thompson / Published: Nov 04, 2016

Scientist to teach workshop on macrobenthic organisms

Professor Chet Rakocinski of The University of Southern Mississippi's Gulf Coast Research Lab invites academic researchers, private consultants, agency personnel and anyone interested in gaining a better understanding of relationships among the...

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By: Melissa Schneider / Published: Oct 24, 2016