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Specialists in Economics, Oil Spill Outreach and Coastal Ecosystems Join Texas Sea Grant

Specialists in Economics, Oil Spill Outreach and Coastal Ecosystems Join Texas Sea Grant

by / Newsroom Ink on September 19, 2014

The Texas Sea Grant College Program at Texas A&M University has hired three new extension specialists; Dr. Stuart Carlton, Christine Hale and Dr. Andrew Ropicki. The trio brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the Texas coast.

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Boat Loads of Excitement and Shrimp Open New Delcambre Docks and Pavillion

Boat Loads of Excitement and Shrimp Open New Delcambre Docks and Pavillion

by / Newsroom Ink on September 10, 2014

With the sounds of the Tee Chaoui Trio Band, the Babineaux Sisters and The Beau Young Band rocking into the night, the new Bayou Carlin Cove dock recently opened in Delcambre, La. The opening culminates a seven-year effort by the Twin Parish Port Commission to fund and construct the $4 million facility.

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Gulf Seafood Institute Plans for Future

Gulf Seafood Institute Plans for Future

by / Newsroom Ink on September 5, 2014

Surrounded on three walls by past Biloxi Seafood Festival posters, staff, board and founding members of the Gulf Seafood Institute met at the Biloxi Visitors Center for the first strategic planning session of the young organization.

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Halliburton $1.1 Billion Settlement Includes Gulf Commercial Fishermen Claims

Halliburton $1.1 Billion Settlement Includes Gulf Commercial Fishermen Claims

by / Newsroom Ink on September 4, 2014

Halliburton has announced it has reached an agreement to settle a substantial majority of the plaintiffs’ claims, including Gulf commercial fishermen, asserted against the company as a result of the April 20, 2010 Macondo well incident in the Gulf of Mexico.

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GSI’s Pearce Tells WWL Radio, Shrimpers Stoppage a Communication Breakdown

GSI’s Pearce Tells WWL Radio, Shrimpers Stoppage a Communication Breakdown

by / Newsroom Ink on September 9, 2014

As Louisiana shrimpers tie up their boats — angry over low prices they’re getting at the dock. A spokesman for the Gulf Seafood Institute says prices are falling because imports are rebounding and they aren’t the ones to blame.

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Lance Nacio, Alligator Hunter

Lance Nacio, Alligator Hunter

by / Newsroom Ink on September 2, 2014

Lance Nacio was raised surrounded by alligators. He now returns each year to a lease a few hundred yards from where he was raised, to harvest the large semiaquatic reptile during the state’s annual gator season.

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GSI’s Pearce and Lallo to Serve on Nicholls State Seafood Studies Board

GSI’s Pearce and Lallo to Serve on Nicholls State Seafood Studies Board

by / Newsroom Ink on August 13, 2014

Two members of the Gulf Seafood Institute have been named to Louisiana’s Nicholls State University’s 2014 Institute for Seafood Studies Advisory Board.

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Western Seafood’s Patrick Riley Has Lifelong Passion for Shrimping Excellence

Western Seafood’s Patrick Riley Has Lifelong Passion for Shrimping Excellence

by / Newsroom Ink on July 13, 2014

Patrick Riley was on the waterfront as soon as he could walk. Forty years later he is still on the waterfront and in the shrimp business, working as general manger of Texas’s Western Seafood.

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