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Bays and Bayous Symposium registration now open

Registration is now open for the 2016 Mississippi-Alabama Bays and Bayous Symposium. The event will be held Nov. 30-Dec. 1 in Biloxi, Miss., at the Mississippi Coast Coliseum and Convention Center.

The registration fee will be $100 for all...

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By: Melissa Schneider / Published: Aug 12, 2016

Come early to buy fresh seafood off dock in Biloxi

If you enjoy seafood like I do, I recommend you that you go down to the dock by the Hard Rock Casino in Biloxi behind the garage parking lot. There you will find yourself some fresh shrimp, fish, crab and squid that the fishermen caught right out of...

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By: Peter Nguyen / Published: Aug 11, 2016

Share your research at Bays and Bayous

The organizing committee for the 2016 Mississippi-Alabama Bays and Bayous Symposium has been busy doing the behind-the-scenes work necessary to make the symposium a success. We've been seeking sponsors, setting up the electronic registration site,...

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By: Melissa Schneider / Published: Jul 26, 2016

Surveys help establish wage rates for foreign guest workers

Seafood processing is a major economic activity in the states of Mississippi and Alabama. Seafood processing created total economic impacts amounting to $228 million in sales and provided 3,300 jobs to workers in the two states in 2012. The...

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By: Benedict C. Posadas, Ph.D. / Published: May 12, 2016

What’s happening in MASGC research?

With annual reports coming in and our selected biennial research projects starting this year, I thought it would be appropriate to highlight our recently closed and new research projects and examine where we’ve been and where we are...

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By: Loretta Leist / Published: May 05, 2016