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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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Sen. Rubio Introduces Legislation With Initiatives Advanced by GSI

Sen. Rubio Introduces Legislation With Initiatives Advanced by GSI

by / Newsroom Ink on September 16, 2014

Senator Marco Rubio has introduced legislation, including key initiatives advanced by the Gulf Seafood Institute, laying groundwork for Gulf seafood community priorities in the upcoming reauthorization of the Magnuson-Stevens Act.

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Fishermen Call for Stronger Policies and Enforcement As Illegal Fishing in Gulf Grows

Fishermen Call for Stronger Policies and Enforcement As Illegal Fishing in Gulf Grows

by / Newsroom Ink on September 14, 2014

Foreign illegal fishing in the Gulf, mostly by Mexican crew in boats called lanchas, is a persistent and alarming problem according to authorities from Gulf Coast states, as well as the federal government.

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Gulf Council Addresses Red Snapper Sector Separation

Gulf Council Addresses Red Snapper Sector Separation

by / Newsroom Ink on September 12, 2014

The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council recently met in Biloxi, MS to discuss a number of fishery issues, including recreational red snapper sector separation and accountability measures.

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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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Louisiana Shrimpers Place Moratorium on Harvesting

Louisiana Shrimpers Place Moratorium on Harvesting

by / Newsroom Ink on September 6, 2014

For more than two weeks talks of a strike by Louisiana shrimpers have filled VHF radios and social media. Talk has turned into action according to Louisiana Shrimp Association’s president Clint Guidry, as state shrimpers have put a moratorium on harvesting to protest falling shrimp prices at the dock.

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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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