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Study investigates how tiger shrimp may affect native Gulf shrimp

When a new species appears in the Gulf of Mexico, it can cause concern and raise a lot of questions. Which habitat does it prefer? What will it eat? What will eat it?

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One of these species of concern is the invasive tiger shrimp (Penaeus...

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By: Melissa Schneider / Published: Sep 19, 2016

Floodplain managers, planners visualize future flooding impacts

Suppose the City of Biloxi’s population doubled and you had to determine where to locate new infrastructure and housing to accommodate another 40,000+ people. That’s what participants of the Gulf Coast Community Flood Resilience Workshop were...

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By: Tracie Sempier / Published: Sep 19, 2016

A look at MASGC’s education programs

The Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant Consortium (MASGC) helps support three of the larger informal environmental education programs in the Mississippi-Alabama region. Two of these programs are in Alabama and one is in Mississippi. In addition to...

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By: Loretta Leist / Published: Sep 09, 2016

Bays and Bayous abstracts deadline extended

Have you been too busy to submit an abstract to present at the upcoming Mississippi-Alabama Bays and Bayous Symposium? Well, you’re in luck. You’ve been given more time to submit one (or two or three).

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By: Melissa Schneider / Published: Sep 02, 2016

Sea Grant hires Seymour as fiscal officer

The Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant Consortium (MASGC) has hired Amanda Seymour as its new fiscal officer. She comes to Sea Grant from the University of Southern Mississippi's Division of Marine Science...

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By: Melissa Schneider / Published: Aug 30, 2016