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GSI Expands Board of Directors


GSI Expands Board of Directors

One of the strongest voices for the Gulf of Mexico and the seafood it produces has taken the first step in an ongoing process to enlarge its board of directors. The Gulf Seafood Institute has installed William (Bill) T. Hogarth, Ph.D., Jennifer Jenkins and Raz Halili as new board members.

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New GSI Online Store for Logo Labeled Apparel


New GSI Online Store for Logo Labeled Apparel

The Gulf Seafood Institute has opened the GSI Online Store to meet a demand by members and others interested in purchasing GSI Logo labeled apparel.

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Loud TV Looking for Gulf Commercial Fishermen To Star in New Show


Loud TV Looking for Gulf Commercial Fishermen To Star in New Show

Are you an outstanding Gulf of Mexico commercial fisherman looking for a new adventure; then Loud TV wants to hear from you.

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Gulf Council Divides Recreational Fishery, Charter-For-Hire to Have Snapper Quota


Gulf Council Divides Recreational Fishery, Charter-For-Hire to Have Snapper Quota

The Gulf Council approved Reef Fish Amendment 40, a measure differentiating the amount of fish caught by recreational anglers and charter boat companies.

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Exciting Time To Become GSI Member


Exciting Time To Become GSI Member

According to Margaret Henderson, the energetic executive director of the Gulf Seafood Institute, this is a very exciting time at the organization that advocates on behalf of the entire Gulf seafood community and the its consumers.

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Public Set to Comment on FDA Seafood Guides for Pregnant Moms


Public Set to Comment on FDA Seafood Guides for Pregnant Moms

The Food and Drug Administration and Environmental Protection Agency has developed a new analysis supporting and encouraging pregnant and nursing moms to eat in a manner consistent with the 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans recommendation to add seafood to their diet, including healthy Gulf seafood choices.

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International Team of Scientists Exploring Use of Algae for Aquaculture Feedstock


International Team of Scientists Exploring Use of Algae for Aquaculture Feedstock

An international team of scientists and fishermen in the Southern Gulf of Mexico are working to find environmentally safe solutions to the growing need for aquaculture feedstock.

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Gulf Restoration Plan Announced by NOAA


Gulf Restoration Plan Announced by NOAA

A formal Record of Decision to implement a Gulf restoration plan has been announced by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and the Natural Resource Damage Assessment trustees in the Deepwater Horizon oil spill which occurred off the shores of Louisiana in 2010.

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Worldwide Fishery Scientists to Gather in Gulf for Science and Sustainability Forum


Worldwide Fishery Scientists to Gather in Gulf for Science and Sustainability Forum

Senior science and management representatives from leading fishing nations will head to the Gulf of Mexico to discuss the state of fisheries and the sustainability of seafood at the second annual Science and Sustainability Forum.

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Roy Crabtree Has More On His Plate Than Red Snapper


Roy Crabtree Has More On His Plate Than Red Snapper

Roy Crabtree, Ph.D., has a lot on his plate beside Gulf Red Snapper. As the regional administrator of NOAA Fisheries Service’s Southeast Regional Office overseeing Gulf fisheries, the fish popular to both recreational and commercial fishermen has drawn the majority of his attention for more than two years.

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GSI’s Steve Tomeny Joins Hamilton Project Fishery Management Discussion


GSI’s Steve Tomeny Joins Hamilton Project Fishery Management Discussion

Gulf Seafood Institute founding member Steve Tomeny recently joined a panel of seafood experts, academics and environmental non-profit leaders to address such issues as individual fishing quotas and possible revisions to the Magnuson-Stevens Act at the Brookings Institute for a Hamilton Project roundtable discussion.

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Biloxi’s Shrimp Industry is Brown, White and Pink


Biloxi’s Shrimp Industry is Brown, White and Pink

At the turn of the nineteenth century, Biloxi was known as “The Seafood Capital of the World” – its factories were world leaders. Today, the seafood industry continues to play an important role in the diversity of city’s local economy.

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GSI Leaders to Speak at Gulf Sustainable Seafood Symposium


GSI Leaders to Speak at Gulf Sustainable Seafood Symposium

On the last day of National Seafood Month, two Gulf Seafood Institute board members will join other Gulf seafood industry experts, chefs and fishermen in addressing Gulf of Mexico sustainable seafood issues at a symposium to be held on Dauphin Island on All Hallow’s Eve.

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Fishermen Call for Stronger Policies and Enforcement As Illegal Fishing in Gulf Grows


Fishermen Call for Stronger Policies and Enforcement As Illegal Fishing in Gulf Grows

Foreign illegal fishing in the Gulf, mostly by Mexican crew in boats called lanchas, is a persistent and alarming problem according to authorities from Gulf Coast states, as well as the federal government.

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Gulf Council Addresses Red Snapper Sector Separation


Gulf Council Addresses Red Snapper Sector Separation

The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council recently met in Biloxi, MS to discuss a number of fishery issues, including recreational red snapper sector separation and accountability measures.

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