News - Sustainable Fisheries and Aquaculture

Getting the most out federally funded research

Non-science folks might not give a second thought to what happens to scientific data after a study has ended and the researchers move on their next project. But they should! Though they may not know it, data collected during federally funded...

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By: Missy Partyka / Published: Feb 01, 2019

Gulf of Mexico Alliance to hold All-Hands meeting at The Lodge

Every year GOMA (the Gulf of Mexico Alliance) meets in a different Gulf state to address its six priority issues (coastal resiliency, data and monitoring, education and engagement, habitat resources, water resources and wildlife and fisheries) and...

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By: Phillip Hinesley / Published: Jan 25, 2019

Recapture red snapper, receive a reward

The Great Red Snapper Count – a collaborative, multi-state effort to estimate the number of red snapper in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico – is in full swing. This spring, the project team is initiating the final component of the project: a tagging...

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By: Amanda Jefferson / Published: Jan 17, 2019

Oyster gardening season is ending soon

We have almost reached the end of the Mississippi Oyster Gardening season! Next week we will pick up the oysters, which have been in the water for 5 months. From there, the Mississippi Department of Marine Resources will plant them onto restoration...

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By: Emma Cochran / Published: Nov 01, 2018

Summer workshop equips for aquaculture in education

This summer, teachers from across the country gathered to learn more about aquaculture and aquaponics in the classroom. The goal was to bring systems, scaled down to the classroom size, which can be utilized by students this school year in a...

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By: P.J. Waters / Published: Oct 22, 2018

NOAA Sea Grant announces $11M in aquaculture research awards

NOAA Sea Grant announced yesterday the award of $11 million in grants for 22 projects to further advance the development of a sustainable marine and coastal aquaculture industry in the United States.

The research will address specific priorities of...

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By: NOAA Sea Grant / Published: Oct 18, 2018