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GSI Helps Gulf Charter Captains Take the Lead with $2.25 Million Technology Grant

GSI Helps Gulf Charter Captains Take the Lead with $2.25 Million Technology Grant

by / Newsroom Ink on June 3, 2015

The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation has announced their selection for Electronic Monitoring and Reporting grants that included $2.25 million for Gulf Seafood Institute Founding Member CLS America to administer a program for approximately 350 federally-permitted charter boat vessels in the Gulf of Mexico.

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New Gulf Oyster Hatchery Opens in Bayou State

New Gulf Oyster Hatchery Opens in Bayou State

by / Newsroom Ink on May 23, 2015

As John Supan, the director of Louisiana’s Sea Grant Oyster Research Laboratory and oyster specialist for the LSU Agricultural Center, prepares for the first season of production at the state’s new $3 million oyster hatchery, he has turned his focus on water quality issues that plagued the old Grand Isle site the past four years.

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GSI’s Frank Randol Testifies on Capitol Hill on H-2B Legislation

GSI’s Frank Randol Testifies on Capitol Hill on H-2B Legislation

by / Newsroom Ink on May 9, 2015

The Senate Small Business and Entrepreneurship Committee under the chair of David Vitter of Louisiana recently met to questioned seafood regulators and industry experts, including Gulf Seafood Institute’s Frank Randol, on how federal labor and safety laws are impacting small businesses within the seafood industry.

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State Gulf Red Snapper Management Defeated in House Committee

State Gulf Red Snapper Management Defeated in House Committee

by / Newsroom Ink on May 3, 2015

The first effort to have the five individual Gulf States take over management of Gulf red snapper was defeated by a vote of 22-16 when Amendment H.R. 1335, sponsored by Louisiana Representative Garrett Graves, came to a committee vote.

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Electronic Data Collection Gives New Hope to South Texas Charter Fisherman

Electronic Data Collection Gives New Hope to South Texas Charter Fisherman

by / Newsroom Ink on May 16, 2015

Quartro Wieboldt’s “six pack” has sat high and dry for more than five years waiting for an opportunity to return to Gulf waters, its federal fishing permit still active and proudly attached to the side.

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Bottarga – Poor Man’s Caviar Reaps Rich Benefits For Gulf Fishermen

Bottarga – Poor Man’s Caviar Reaps Rich Benefits For Gulf Fishermen

by / Newsroom Ink on April 6, 2015

In the coastal village of Cortez, Ed Chiles has joined with business partner Seth Cripe to produces the country’s first European style artisan bottarga from the fish eggs of Gulf Grey Striped mullet. The gourmet cured mullet roe is sold at more than $100/lb. retail.

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Three-Hundred Gulf Charter-for-Hire Captains Anxiously Await Voluntary Electronic Log Book Monitoring

Three-Hundred Gulf Charter-for-Hire Captains Anxiously Await Voluntary Electronic Log Book Monitoring

by / Newsroom Ink on March 17, 2015

The implementation of electronic data capture by Gulf of Mexico charter-for-hire fisherman later this year will mean fisheries like Gulf Red Snapper will have a more accurate data source for use in future stock assessments.

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38° North Oysters, The Perfect Degree of Oyster Production

38° North Oysters, The Perfect Degree of Oyster Production

by / Newsroom Ink on March 11, 2015

JD Blackwell, the COO (chief oyster officer) of 38° North Oysters, has turned his western Maryland shore company into an entrepreneurial, sales and development savvy operation that has created the ideal growth environment for the ideal food — oysters.

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