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Hinesley, Jefferson join Sea Grant outreach team

Phillip Hinelsey and Amanda Jefferson recently became part of the Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant outreach team. Hinesley, the former coastal section chief for the Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources State Lands Division, is...

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By: Melissa Schneider / Published: Apr 20, 2018

Scientists determine most precise method for ageing Gulf menhaden

Changing the way state resource agencies include Gulf menhaden survey data and age-at-length information could help improve stock assessments, according to a research team at The University of Southern Mississippi’s Gulf Coast Research Laboratory.

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By: Melissa Schneider / Published: Apr 20, 2018

No Southern hospitality for invasive species

Southern hospitality does not extend to invasive species. Invasive species are the environmental equivalent of uninvited guests that clean out your refrigerator, chip the heirloom china and spill wine on your new rug. Being a gracious host does not...

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By: Kristina Alexander / Published: Apr 19, 2018

Registration deadline nears for Alabama oyster farming course

Auburn University is now enrolling students for Oyster Farming Fundamentals, a non-credit, adult continuing education, summer course that teaches potential and current commercial oyster farmers the basics of off-bottom oyster aquaculture. 

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By: Bill Walton and Melissa Schneider / Published: Apr 12, 2018