Archive for December, 2014

HAPPY NEW YEAR from the Gulf Seafood Institute and Gulf Seafood News!


HAPPY NEW YEAR from the Gulf Seafood Institute and Gulf Seafood News!

2015 is going to be HOT for Gulf Seafood, as well as the Gulf Seafood Institute and Gulf Seafood News!

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Happy Holidays!


Happy Holidays!

Happy Holidays! See You Next Year.

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Gulf Seafood Institute Applauds Congressional Passage of $2 Million for Electronic Data Collection in Gulf


Gulf Seafood Institute Applauds Congressional Passage of $2 Million for Electronic Data Collection in Gulf

Accurate and real time data collection of Gulf fisheries based on electronic monitoring took a major step forward with the enactment of the Congressional 2015 Omnibus Appropriations Act that included $2 million for electronic data collection for the Gulf recreational charter-for-hire sector.

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Gulf Groups Gather to Support Oyster Mega-Hatcheries Concept


Gulf Groups Gather to Support Oyster Mega-Hatcheries Concept

The Gulf Oyster Hatchery Initiative has proposed the use of hatchery produced oyster seed to restore Gulf of Mexico oyster reefs, as well as create new habitat resulting in a clean Gulf.

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CLS America Joins Gulf Seafood Institute as Founding Member


CLS America Joins Gulf Seafood Institute as Founding Member

For Michael Kelly, vice president of sustainable marine resources at CLS America, the only way to sustainably manage Gulf fishery resources is through new technology, and he sees the Gulf Seafood Institute committed to help make this possible.

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GSI Testifies Before House Subcommittee on Gulf Red Snapper Legislation


GSI Testifies Before House Subcommittee on Gulf Red Snapper Legislation

Congressional leaders called upon two Gulf Seafood Institute board members to testify on The Gulf of Mexico Red Snapper Conservation Act of 2013. Florida’s Bob Gill and Louisiana’s Harlon Pearce represented the interests of Gulf of Mexico fishermen before the House Subcommittee on Fisheries, Wildlife, Oceans and Insular Affairs in the ongoing saga of red snapper management.

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For Author Paul Greenberg – So Much Ocean, So Little Domestic Fish


For Author Paul Greenberg – So Much Ocean, So Little Domestic Fish

According to author Paul Greenberg, Americans only eat about 15 pounds of seafood per year, half of the global average. While other countries are willing to pay top dollar, he says “Americans want our seafood cheap and easy”.

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