News - Sustainable Fisheries and Aquaculture

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

Hearings to discuss potential skimmer trawl regulations

NOAA Fisheries may be changing skimmer trawl regulations in the Southeast. If you have an opinion on the regulations, NOAA Fisheries will be holding public meetings around the Gulf in April. Here’s more information from the Southeast Fishery...

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By: Dave Burrage / Published: Mar 31, 2016

Highlighting Dave Burrage, Sea Grant Extension

Dave Burrage, an extension professor of marine resources with Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant and Mississippi State University's Coastal Research and Extension Center, started working for Sea Grant in 1981 as a graduate assistant in Rhode Island Sea...

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By: Melissa Schneider / Published: Mar 22, 2016