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Free marketing service to help seafood businesses

(MOBILE, Ala.) – The Alabama MarketMaker website will go live Oct. 14, offering Alabama fishermen, seafood processors, seafood distributors and farmers a free opportunity to connect with potential customers online. 

Alabama MarketMaker uses an...

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By: Melissa Schneider / Published: Oct 12, 2011

Program to offer certification for nature-tourism professionals

Today’s wildlife enthusiasts are traveling the Gulf Coast and experiencing the natural history and culture of coastal and ocean environments. Wildlife viewing activities hold tremendous potential for stimulating local economies while celebrating...

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By: Melissa Schneider / Published: Jan 27, 2010

What’s on an angler’s plate?

Whether it’s redfish, flounder, speckled trout or another type of Gulf of Mexico fish, Coast fishermen really seem to love their seafood.

In fact, each year they eat twice as much seafood as the typical American, according to a recent survey...

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By: Melissa Schneider / Published: Jun 16, 2006