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Gulf Seafood Leaders Find Aquaculture Doable in Gulf of Mexico

Gulf Seafood Leaders Find Aquaculture Doable in Gulf of Mexico

by / Newsroom Ink on February 6, 2018

GULF SEAFOOD FOUNDATION/GULF SEAFOOD INSTITUTE – After NOAA has opened permits for federal waters, growing shell and finfish in an aquaculture setting is certainly doable in the Gulf of Mexico according to Sebastian Belle, Executive Director of the Maine Aquaculture Association.

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Louisiana Lt. Governor Nungesser And Gulf Seafood Leaders Tour Maine Aquaculture

Louisiana Lt. Governor Nungesser And Gulf Seafood Leaders Tour Maine Aquaculture

by / Newsroom Ink on February 6, 2018

GULF SEAFOOD FOUNATION/GULF SEAFOOD INSTITUTE – Billy Nungesser, Lt. Governor of Louisiana, who sees a huge need and opportunity for his state to become an aquaculture leader in the Gulf of Mexico, as well as the world.

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In the Bag: Volunteers Wow as Another NOAA Fish Fry Sells Out

In the Bag: Volunteers Wow as Another NOAA Fish Fry Sells Out

by / Newsroom Ink on June 21, 2017

There no denying Gulf seafood is delicious, and now the nation’s most influential maritime officials — including newly minted Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross and Secret Service agents attending NOAA’s 2017 Fish Fry — know it, too.

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House Majority Whip Steve Scalise, Champion of Gulf Seafood, Critically Injured by Gunman

House Majority Whip Steve Scalise, Champion of Gulf Seafood, Critically Injured by Gunman

by / Newsroom Ink on June 14, 2017

(ALEXANDRIA, VA) — House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-LA) was critically injured Wednesday morning when a lone rifleman opened fire at a practice for tomorrow’s annual Congressional Baseball Game at Eugene Simpson Stadium Park.

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In support of Gulf fishermen, Water Street Seafood joins Gulf Seafood Institute

In support of Gulf fishermen, Water Street Seafood joins Gulf Seafood Institute

by / Newsroom Ink on May 30, 2017

APALACHICOLA, FL — The Gulf Seafood Institute has signed into membership one of the region’s most successful seafood operations, Water Street Seafood, captained by passionate founder and CEO Steve Rash who shares GSI’s mission of protecting consumer access to fresh Gulf seafood.

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NOAA releases 2015 Fisheries Economics report;  253,000 jobs are good for the Gulf

NOAA releases 2015 Fisheries Economics report; 253,000 jobs are good for the Gulf

by / Newsroom Ink on May 10, 2017

Across the Gulf of Mexico, commercial fishing resulted in excess of 146,000 jobs, which captured more than $21.5 billion in seafood sales. Additionally, jobs related to the recreational sector exceeded 107,000 across the Gulf, representing 19.7 million individual trips and $12 billion in direct commerce.

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Seven Seafood Organizations Support Federal Management of Red Snapper in the Gulf of Mexico

Seven Seafood Organizations Support Federal Management of Red Snapper in the Gulf of Mexico

by / Newsroom Ink on May 3, 2017

As policy discussions ramp up in Washington over the management of the Gulf of Mexico’s iconic American Red Snapper, seven organizations are urging legislators to leave resource decisions in the hands of Federal agencies, not state commissions.

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$100,000 Accelerator Award to Power Industry Innovations at Pensacola Bay Oyster Company

$100,000 Accelerator Award to Power Industry Innovations at Pensacola Bay Oyster Company

by / Newsroom Ink on April 28, 2017

Hatchery concept receives top award at 2017 Innovation Awards
PENSACOLA BAY, FL — A failing oyster industry in Florida and millions of oyster lovers across the country stand to benefit from a recent business competition in which $100,000 was invested in a newly forming hatchery in downtown Pensacola.

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Seven Gulf Groups Endorse Chris Oliver for Asst. NOAA Administrator

Seven Gulf Groups Endorse Chris Oliver for Asst. NOAA Administrator

by / Newsroom Ink on April 13, 2017

The Gulf Seafood Institute joined six other Gulf of Mexico seafood industry organizations in endorsing Texas-native turned North Pacific Fishery executive Chris Oliver for the open position of Assistant Administrator for NOAA Fisheries.

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Harvest Select Adds Gulf-Caught Seafood through Steel City Acquisition

Harvest Select Adds Gulf-Caught Seafood through Steel City Acquisition

by / Newsroom Ink on March 20, 2017

(UNIONTOWN, Alabama) — Harvest Select, the Alabama seafood company with catfish as its main attraction, has acquired Birmingham-based Steel City Seafood, expanding its overall operations and product lines to include a full spectrum of wild Gulf-caught seafood and farmed products.

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Exploring Aquaculture: GSI Leading the Gulf’s Discovery of a Future with Farmed Seafood

Exploring Aquaculture: GSI Leading the Gulf’s Discovery of a Future with Farmed Seafood

by / Newsroom Ink on March 17, 2017

NEW ORLEANS, La. (March 17, 2017) — The Gulf Seafood Institute, the advocacy organization for advancing the economic, social and environmental benefits of the Gulf of Mexico’s seafood industry, is exploring a future with aquaculture in the region.

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Several Gulf Businesses Featured in FishTrax™ Video about Trackable Seafood

Several Gulf Businesses Featured in FishTrax™ Video about Trackable Seafood

by / Newsroom Ink on February 28, 2017

DESTIN, FL — A new promotional video from FishTrax™ Marketplace, a web-based trackability tool that confirms harvesting vessel, port of origin, general catch origin, and other seafood safety questions, has put several key Gulf businesses in the limelight as responsible program partners.

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