Now Available: Sea Grant Brochures on Gulf of Mexico Fisheries

The Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative (GoMRI) is pleased to announce the release of two fisheries-related informational brochures developed by their Sea Grant partners.

These brochures synthesize peer-reviewed oil spill science for a broad range of general audiences, particularly those whose livelihoods depend on a healthy Gulf.

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The Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill’s Impact on Gulf Seafood brochure presents results from federal, state, and independent seafood testing after the oil spill.  Learn about the results of federal, state and independent seafood testing after the Deepwater Horizon oil spill – a collaborative effort between GoMRI and the Sea Grant programs of the Gulf of Mexico.

 

fish_landings1295The Fisheries Landings and Disasters in the Gulf of Mexico brochure presents historical fisheries landings data within the context of manmade and natural disasters. Learn about historical fisheries landings data within the context of man-made and natural disasters. Explore why this data is important for fisheries management

The Sea Grant Oil Spill Outreach Team offers public seminars across the Gulf Coast.  Click here to view upcoming science seminars and read about recently-held events. To receive email updates about seminars, publications, and the outreach team, click here.

GoMRI and the Sea Grant programs of the Gulf of Mexico (Florida, Mississippi-Alabama, Louisiana, and Texas) have partnered to create an oil spill science outreach program.