News - Sustainable Fisheries and Aquaculture

2018: A look ahead

As we turn the calendar to a new year, there is little time to pause and think about 2017 here at Sea Grant. While it’s easy to rattle off a list of accomplishments and projects completed across the country by the team of folks that I work with, I...

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By: Rusty Grice / Published: Jan 11, 2018

Lessons from Hurricane Nate for oyster farmers

On Oct. 7, 2017, Hurricane Nate made landfall in Louisiana and then a second landfall in the middle of the night on Oct. 8 near Biloxi, Mississippi, bringing in storm surge, rip currents and hurricane-force winds. Hurricane Nate popped up and sped...

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By: Bill Walton / Published: Nov 09, 2017

Drymon joins MASGC Outreach Team

Marcus Drymon has joined the Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant Consortium as a marine fisheries extension specialist. He also serves as an assistant extension professor at Mississippi State University (MSU).

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By: Brandi Clarke and Melissa Schneider / Published: Sep 29, 2017

Sportfishing makes contributions to economies

The saltwater recreational fishing industry is one of the major marine industries served by research, education, and extension programming by the Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant Consortium under its focus area on Resilient Communities and Economies....

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By: Ben Posadas / Published: Sep 28, 2017