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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

(WASHINGTON, D.C.) — 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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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

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

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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Council Decision Anticipated on Electronic Data Reporting for Charter Vessels


Council Decision Anticipated on Electronic Data Reporting for Charter Vessels

NEW ORLEANS, La., — The Gulf Council is poised for a final vote on several electronic reporting amendments later this month, potentially ending a decades long discussion about how to acquire better data from for-hire fishing vessels.

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Gulf Council Deals With Recreational Red Snapper Uncertainty


Gulf Council Deals With Recreational Red Snapper Uncertainty

Charter boat and recreational fishermen in the Gulf of Mexico will be facing a short season for red snapper this year, having just 11 days to hook the prized fish in federal waters.

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Federal Ruling on Allocation Favors Gulf Commercial Red Snapper Fishermen


Federal Ruling on Allocation Favors Gulf Commercial Red Snapper Fishermen

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.

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Gulf Seafood Institute to Testify on Reauthorization of Magnuson Stevens


Gulf Seafood Institute to Testify on Reauthorization of Magnuson Stevens

The Gulf Seafood Institute, a four-month old organization whose mission is to protect the Gulf’s unique culture and environment while elevating the Gulf seafood brand, has been called by the House Natural Resource Committee to testify on the reauthorization of the Magnuson Stevens Act.

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Red Snapper Management in the Gulf of Mexico a Hotly Contested Issue


Red Snapper Management in the Gulf of Mexico a Hotly Contested Issue

Red Snapper, an iconic American fish sought after by consumers across the country, is culturally and economically Important to the Gulf Coast. Seafood sales at restaurant after restaurant dotting the southern coastline are one of the largest drivers of the Gulf’s tourism industry

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