Archive for March, 2014
Great American Seafood Cook-0ff Expands to Cover Gulf; GSI Partners with Gulf States Marine Fisheries Commission, Louisiana Restaurant Association and Gulf Seafood Marketing Coalition
The Great American Seafood Cook-Off expands to begin a new chapter under the leadership of four Gulf seafood institutions.
A federal ruling has been handed down that the U.S. government violated the law by failing to properly manage the Gulf of Mexico Red Snapper fishery.
GSI Partners with Center for Sustainable Fisheries and National Fisherman on Magnuson-Stevens Discussion
The Gulf Seafood Institute, the Center for Sustainable Fisheries and National Fisherman will hold a public workshop at the Embassy Suites on reauthorizing the Magnuson-Stevens Act.
Fishing operations have been greatly reduced in Galveston Bay over the past few days due to channel restrictions as works continues to contain a spill that occurred when a barge carrying almost 1 million gallons of heavy oil collided with a ship near Houston.
Misinformation has spread in both traditional and online media about the current proposed Red Snapper allocation change under consideration by the Gulf of Mexico Fisheries Management Council.
The goal of the Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership, which is involved in lobbying and advocacy for 37 partners including saltwater sportfishing groups, is to “guarantee all Americans quality places to hunt and fish by uniting and amplifying our partners’ voices to strengthen federal policy and funding.”
After being forced to sit out the last three drilling right auctions in the Gulf of Mexico because of suspension, BP retuned to the high-stakes game demonstrating enthusiasm for offshore development in the Gulf by winning 24 of its 32 bids for leases in the Central Gulf that included territory near their fail Macondo Well.
Buyers from around the world attending Seafood Expo North America 2014 all seemed to be searching for similar solutions; fresh seafood, niche business with smaller quantities and higher quality.
Gulf of Mexico seafood kicked off the conference program schedule for the 2014 Seafood Expo North America, better known as the Boston Seafood Show.
The Ten Commandments on Magnuson-Stevens Reauthorization was written by John Ward to serve as guidelines for politicians and their staffs working on the new legislation to oversee U.S. fisheries Management.
The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Council heard public opinions on red snapper reallocation. This was the first of nine public hearings that are scheduled throughout the Gulf Coast that the council will take into consideration when making their decision.
Nearly $7,000 was raised for Foodways Texas, a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting, preserving and celebrating the diverse food cultures of Texas.
Kristin McLaren, the assistant executive director who served as interim executive director of the Louisiana Seafood Promotion and Marketing Board during its transition from the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries to the Office of Lt. Governor Jay Dardenne, has resigned.
The price of oysters, crabs and crawfish has risen by 25 percent this year, according to Harlon Pearce, a council member of the Gulf Seafood Institute.