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Sea Grant Pubs Focus on the Deepwater Horizon Impact on Gulf Fisheries


Sea Grant Pubs Focus on the Deepwater Horizon Impact on Gulf Fisheries

Two new oil spill science outreach publications have been released from the Sea Grant Oil Spill Science Outreach Team. They focus on fishery landing and disasters and the impact of the BP Deepwater Horizon spill on Gulf seafood.

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Gulf Oil Spill Science Outreach Answers Unanswered Questions


Gulf Oil Spill Science Outreach Answers Unanswered Questions

A new oil spill science outreach program now allows Gulf Sea Grant specialists to examine what types of information these target audiences need and develop tailor-made solutions providing answers to these unanswered questions.

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Specialists in Economics, Oil Spill Outreach and Coastal Ecosystems Join Texas Sea Grant


Specialists in Economics, Oil Spill Outreach and Coastal Ecosystems Join Texas Sea Grant

The Texas Sea Grant College Program at Texas A&M University has hired three new extension specialists; Dr. Stuart Carlton, Christine Hale and Dr. Andrew Ropicki. The trio brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the Texas coast.

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The Business of Alligator – Part Three: Bite Down, Low-Fat Alligator Meat Is Healthy for You to Eat


The Business of Alligator – Part Three: Bite Down, Low-Fat Alligator Meat Is Healthy for You to Eat

“The meat from farm raised and wild alligators are “both great”. Farm meat is more uniform in size than wild, so Gator Wings -the front legs of a gator – are all about the same size, a bonus for restaurants,” says Mark Shirley of Louisiana State University Agricultural Center and Sea Grant.

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The Business of Alligator – Part One: From Rice to Gators


The Business of Alligator – Part One: From Rice to Gators

It’s wild alligator harvest season in many of the Gulf States. Gulf Seafood News will publish a four part in-depth look at the industry. Television shows such as “Swamp People” have raised the awareness of the benefits of alligator meat to an ever-widening audience. For the industry this has been both a blessing and a curse – prices are at an all time high, but meat is often in short supply.

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Vermilion Bay Sweet White Shrimp Gumbo Pack First Louisiana Certified Wild Seafood Product


Vermilion Bay Sweet White Shrimp Gumbo Pack First Louisiana Certified Wild Seafood Product

To meet an ever-increasing demand for fresh, quality gumbo-sized shrimp, the Port of Delcambre and Delcambre Direct Seafood program have introduced the first product in the state carrying the “Certified Authentic Louisiana Wild Seafood” – the Vermilion Bay Sweet White Shrimp gumbo pack.

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An Angel on the Bayouside


An Angel on the Bayouside

It was a decade ago, when Julie and Dean Falgout were looking to sell their big shrimp boat, the Harvester, and things were looking so bad for shrimpers here and elsewhere on the Gulf Coast.

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