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Louisiana Restaurant Association Awards GSI $50,000 Advocacy Grant

Louisiana Restaurant Association Awards GSI $50,000 Advocacy Grant

by / Newsroom Ink on March 20, 2016

The Louisiana Restaurant Association, has awarded the Gulf Seafood Institute a $50,000 grant to advocate for one of the most important menu items from New Orleans to Shreveport – Gulf seafood.

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Seafood Important Part of Bayou State Congressman Boustany’s Heritage

Seafood Important Part of Bayou State Congressman Boustany’s Heritage

by / Newsroom Ink on March 13, 2016

In the U.S. Congress, Dr. Charles William Boustany, Jr. has always been a champion for the Gulf seafood community. The five-term Congressman serving south central Louisiana grew up with Gulf seafood playing an important part of his family life, and he works tirelessly to ensure that it remains an important part of Louisiana and the Gulf’s culture.

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Gulf Seafood Institute’s Jim Gossen Joins SXSW Fishery Bycatch Panel

Gulf Seafood Institute’s Jim Gossen Joins SXSW Fishery Bycatch Panel

by / Newsroom Ink on March 6, 2016

As the 2016 South by Southwest (SXSW) Festival returns to Austin for the 30th time, the interactive incubator of cutting-edge technologies and digital creativity portion will feature five days of compelling presentations and panels from the brightest minds, including the Gulf Seafood Institute’s Texas Board Member Jim Gossen who will join three other presenters on a panel discussion on seafood by catch.

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GSI Responds to Impact of Federal Fisheries on Small Businesses Hearing

GSI Responds to Impact of Federal Fisheries on Small Businesses Hearing

by / Newsroom Ink on March 4, 2016

The Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship under the chair of Louisiana Senator David Vitter, recently held hearings on “The Impacts of Federal Fisheries Management on Small Businesses”. In a letter, the Gulf Seafood Institute urged committee members to keep in mind the myriad benefits this landmark legislation has had on Gulf coast fisheries.

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“Missing Redfish” Documents Blackened History of Gulf Icon

“Missing Redfish” Documents Blackened History of Gulf Icon

by / Newsroom Ink on February 28, 2016

Missing Redfish: The Blackened History of a Gulf Coast Icon chronicles the transformation of a universally shared source of nourishment and recreation into an engine for the consumption of goods and services related to sport fishing.

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Alabama Senator Shelby Seeks Solutions For Gulf Fisheries To Flourish

Alabama Senator Shelby Seeks Solutions For Gulf Fisheries To Flourish

by / Newsroom Ink on February 8, 2016

At 6’3” Richard Craig Shelby, the senior Senator from Alabama, casts a long shadow on the Halls of Congress, welding influence felt in banking, energy, commerce, defense, science and fisheries, especially Gulf of Mexico fisheries.

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Timely and Accurate Data Top Gulf Electronic Data Collection Efforts

Timely and Accurate Data Top Gulf Electronic Data Collection Efforts

by / Newsroom Ink on February 23, 2016

Fisherman in the Gulf of Mexico, be they commercial, charter-for-hire or recreational, all agree on one fact: the growing need for more timely and accurate data for fishery management and science. Recognizing the need for more timely data collection, the NOAA has developed an implementation plan to expand the use of both electronic monitoring and electronic reporting.

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Better Techniques for Seafood at Louisiana Fisheries Forward Summit

Better Techniques for Seafood at Louisiana Fisheries Forward Summit

by / Newsroom Ink on February 19, 2016

This year’s Louisiana Fisheries Forward Summit will be held on Tuesday, March 1st at the Pontchartrain Center in Kenner. It will provide fishermen, dock owners, processors and other related businesses an opportunity to network and obtain information on what’s happening in the commercial fishing and seafood industries.

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Constructing An Off-Bottom Oyster Business on Grand Isle

Constructing An Off-Bottom Oyster Business on Grand Isle

by / Newsroom Ink on February 15, 2016

Marcos Guerrero and his family are now investing in sustainable seafood coming the Gulf of Mexico oysters cage grown in the waters off Grand Isle, Louisiana.

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Cedar Key, Clamming Higher and Higher

Cedar Key, Clamming Higher and Higher

by / Newsroom Ink on January 9, 2016

Cedar Key may not be one of Florida’s more famous Keys; the Beach Boys or Jimmy Buffet ever sang its praise. Cedar Key, however, is famous among Gulf seafood lovers for its hard shell clams harvested in record numbers and shipped to restaurants around the country.

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Omnibus Spending Measure Provides H-2B Relief For Gulf Seafood

Omnibus Spending Measure Provides H-2B Relief For Gulf Seafood

by / Newsroom Ink on December 21, 2015

Congress has passed and President Obama has signed into law a year-end spending and tax deal that includes important relief for seasonal seafood, tourism and restaurant employers around the Gulf and across the country. For more than a year, the Gulf Seafood Institute has joined with dozens of small business stakeholders to fight for the fixes included in H-2B legislation which will go into effect immediately.

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Gulf Congressional Delegation Teams for Big Win for Gulf Reef Fish Accountability in 2016 Omnibus Appropriations Act

Gulf Congressional Delegation Teams for Big Win for Gulf Reef Fish Accountability in 2016 Omnibus Appropriations Act

by / Newsroom Ink on December 19, 2015

The Fiscal Year 2016 Omnibus Appropriations Act heading to the White House for a Presidential signature includes $10 million for Gulf of Mexico fisheries data collection, stock assessments and research due to the tireless efforts led by Alabama’s Senator Richard Shelby and Florida’s Representative David Jolly.

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