Research, outreach collaborate to bring ’em back alive

Our outreach team often helps scientists share their research results with people who can use them. But, in one project, we are helping make sure the scientists have the tiger shrimp they need to complete their research.

Olivia Carelli and Jennifer Hill of Dauphin Island Sea Lab deliver a transport box to the Capt. Justin, a shrimping vessel in Biloxi.

Dr. Jennifer Hill (at...

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By: Dave Burrage / Published: Oct 02, 2014

Legal programs offer facts sheets about leasing submerged lands

As interest in shellfish aquaculture grows in the Gulf of Mexico, the Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant Legal Program and the Louisiana Sea Grant Law & Policy Program have created fact sheets to make information about leasing areas for aquaculture...

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By: Stephanie Showalter Otts / Published: Sep 23, 2014

Secrets of the Stomach

DNA analysis to reveal what lionfish eat 

Invasive lionfish in the Gulf of Mexico grow quickly and have voracious appetites. A research team out of Dauphin Island Sea Lab is using Sea Grant funding to determine exactly what they are eating on...

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By: Melissa Schneider / Published: Sep 16, 2014

MASGC joins Weather-Ready Nation

As communities strive to become more resilient to extreme weather, water and climate events, a new program is highlighting organizations that show a strong commitment to helping them.

The Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant Consortium has been selected...

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By: Melissa Schneider / Published: Aug 26, 2014

We have marine mammal apps

You can now report dead, injured or entangled marine mammals in the Southeast using the Dolphin & Whale 911 on your smartphone. When you use the app, which is available through Google Play for Android and iTunes for iPhone, to report stranded marine...

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By: Melissa Schneider / Published: Aug 26, 2014