News - Sustainable Fisheries and Aquaculture

Graham to share oil spill research

Larissa Graham has joined the Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant Consortium and Auburn University’s Marine Extension and Research Center as a Gulf of Mexico oil spill extension specialist.

Each Gulf of Mexico Sea Grant program has hired an oil spill...

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By: Melissa Schneider / Published: Aug 06, 2014

Garner to study fish population dynamics

University of South Alabama (USA) doctoral student Steve Garner has been awarded a two-year, $77,000 fellowship through a program funded jointly by Sea Grant and the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration’s National Marine Fisheries...

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By: Melissa Schneider / Published: Mar 03, 2014

Study to determine marketability of Gulf oysters

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Diners at the Lakewood Country Club in Point Clear, Ala., last winter enjoyed a complimentary feast of oysters provided by researchers Dan Petrolia of Mississippi State University (MSU) and Bill Walton of Auburn University. The...

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By: Melissa Schneider / Published: Sep 13, 2013

Teachers invited to aquascience workshop

Science and math teachers interested in including aquaculture/aquascience as a hands-on component in their classrooms are invited to attend Aquaculture 101, June 11-15, at the E.W. Shell Fisheries Center at Auburn University in Alabama. The 5-day...

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By: Melissa Schneider / Published: Feb 27, 2012

Free marketing service to help seafood businesses

(MOBILE, Ala.) – The Alabama MarketMaker website will go live Oct. 14, offering Alabama fishermen, seafood processors, seafood distributors and farmers a free opportunity to connect with potential customers online. 

Alabama MarketMaker uses an...

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By: Melissa Schneider / Published: Oct 12, 2011