Report summarizes stakeholder input on Gulf shellfish resources

The Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant Consortium announces the publication of "The Gulf of Mexico Shellfish Initiative: Stakeholder Feedback." The report summarizes regional and state-specific concerns that stakeholders identified through a series of 10...

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By: Melissa Schneider / Published: Apr 25, 2018

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