Specialists to serve as sources of oil spill science in Gulf

Chris Hale, left, Monica Wilson, Steve Sempier, Larissa Graham and Emily Maung-Douglass make up the oil spill science outreach team. The four Sea Grant college programs in the Gulf of Mexico and the Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative (GoMRI) are collaborating on an effort to share post-Deepwater Horizon oil spill research findings. GoMRI is a 10- year, $500-million program that...

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By: Melissa Schneider / Published: Oct 10, 2014

We’re getting savvy about seafood!

We have been hosting Seafood Savvy educational series at the Windmill Market in Fairhope, Alabama, for the past year with the support of several groups. The Alabama Seafood Marketing Commission has generously donated funds to provide product, and...

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By: Beth Walton / Published: Oct 07, 2014

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