Dixie Fish Co. relies on locally and regionally sourced ingredients. In addition to a host of Birmingham beers, there’s seafood fresh from the Gulf via Royal Lagoon Seafood in Theodore and Bon Secour Fisheries.
Former Tropical Storm Karen, since downgraded to a depression, lumbered off Louisiana’s extreme southeast coast early Sunday as it threatened to unleash heavy rains on low-lying areas. All tropical storm warnings were discontinued earlier in the weekend after the system had been downgraded from a weak tropical storm off the north-central Gulf Coast.
SeafoodSourceTV, Editor Sean Murphy talks with Chris Nelson, vice president of Alabama Bon Secour Fisheries and a member of the board of directors of the newly-formed Gulf Seafood Institute, an organization dedicated to researching, supporting and promoting the seafood industries in the U.S. Gulf coast.
Recognizing the need for an integrated group dedicated to science and education in the Gulf, the Ocean Conservancy has pledged $20,000 seed money for the Gulf Seafood Institute. The institute’s vision is to establish a close working relationships with all the Gulf’s environmental and seafood organizations.