News - Sustainable Fisheries and Aquaculture

2015: The Oyster Trail grows longer

The Oyster Trail is an interactive scavenger hunt through Mobile and Baldwin counties in Alabama. With 20 stops currently, and six more planned, you can travel around Mobile Bay along the Trail completing the hunt for oyster-related information....

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By: PJ Waters / Published: Mar 31, 2015

Oil Spill Science: The conversations continue

Last week more than 1,000 scientists, agency staff, students and others met in Houston, Texas, to continue the conversation about oil spill science at the 2015 Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill and Ecosystems conference. It was a busy week for our Oil...

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By: Larissa Graham / Published: Feb 26, 2015

Alabama MarketMaker and Gulf Seafood!

We continue to promote Gulf Seafood through our consumer education series (Seafood Savvy) in Fairhope, Alabama. We held our fifth installment on Jan. 13, 2015, and featured locally farm-raised catfish and locally caught red drum prepared by chefs...

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By: Beth Walton / Published: Feb 18, 2015

Document provides inventory of shellfish restoration policies

Shellfish restoration is a priority for many organizations in the Gulf of Mexico and around the country. It can be challenging for researchers conducting scientific research and organizations implementing shoreline and habitat restoration projects...

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By: Stephanie Otts / Published: Feb 05, 2015