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Newswise: The makeup of mariculture: FSU researchers examine global trends in seafood farming

Article ID: 720697

The makeup of mariculture: FSU researchers examine global trends in seafood farming

Florida State University

When Florida families settle down to enjoy a seafood dinner they may not realize the main dish wasn’t freshly caught in the nearby Gulf of Mexico, but rather farmed off the coast of Panama. The process of farming seafood in the ocean, known as mariculture, is a growing trend yet little is known about the trajectories of its development.

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14-Oct-2019 12:05 PM EDT
Newswise: International Team Studies Effects of Oxygen Loss on Fish

Article ID: 720278

International Team Studies Effects of Oxygen Loss on Fish

SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry

An international team of scientists is launching a study into the effects of marine hypoxia – oxygen loss that is linked to climate change – on fish species and their food webs in three locations around the world. The team will study fish from Lake Erie, the Baltic Sea and a Gulf of Mexico estuary to assess how exposure to hypoxia affects fish and their habitat. The scientists will also investigate the economic impact of the changes, which is sometimes difficult to pinpoint.

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7-Oct-2019 8:05 AM EDT
Newswise: NSU Researchers Receive More Than $4 Million in NOAA Grants for Ocean Research

Article ID: 720003

NSU Researchers Receive More Than $4 Million in NOAA Grants for Ocean Research

Nova Southeastern University

Talk about a windfall! Researchers at Nova Southeastern University (NSU) Halmos College of Natural Sciences and Oceanography have received more than $4 million in grants from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA.)

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2-Oct-2019 11:05 AM EDT

Article ID: 719744

Gulf of Mexico Alliance Wins Gulf Guardian Award

Gulf of Mexico Alliance

The Gulf of Mexico Alliance received two 2019 Gulf Guardian Awards at a ceremony hosted by the EPA Gulf of Mexico Division in Gulfport, MS. The programs that were recognized are the regional Gulf Star public-private partnership, and Gulf Tree, an interactive decision-support tree to help users find climate tools.

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30-Sep-2019 8:00 AM EDT

Article ID: 718284

New GCOOS-Funded Radar Installations at the Mouth of the Mississippi Will Help to Protect Lives and Support the Nation’s Blue Economy

Gulf of Mexico Coastal Ocean Observing System-Regional Association (GCOOS-RA)

The Gulf of Mexico Coastal Ocean Observing System (GCOOS) joined with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), the National Ocean Service (NOS), Fugro and the University of Southern Mississippi to celebrate the installation of two new high-frequency radars situated at the mouth of the Mississippi River.

Released:
30-Aug-2019 9:50 AM EDT

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Newswise: Undersea Feature Named in Memoriam of GCOOS, Texas A&M Oceanographer

Article ID: 717163

Undersea Feature Named in Memoriam of GCOOS, Texas A&M Oceanographer

Gulf of Mexico Coastal Ocean Observing System-Regional Association (GCOOS-RA)

An undersea feature in the Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary has been named in memoriam to Dr. Matthew Howard, GCOOS Data Manager and Texas A&M Oceanographer. A scholarship has also been awarded in his name.

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8-Aug-2019 9:00 AM EDT

Article ID: 716685

Volunteers and Deep Computer Learning Help Expand Red Tide Warning Systems

Gulf of Mexico Coastal Ocean Observing System-Regional Association (GCOOS-RA)

A new study published in the peer-review journal PLoS ONE shows that citizen science volunteers using a relatively low-cost tool can help increase the size and accuracy of a red tide monitoring network to better protect public health from the impacts of toxic algae in the Gulf of Mexico.

Released:
31-Jul-2019 9:00 AM EDT

Article ID: 716486

2019 Regional Ocean Partnership Act Introduced

Gulf of Mexico Alliance

Mississippi Senator Wicker introduced the Regional Ocean Partnership Act, July 18, 2019. The Act, if passed, will authorize Regional Ocean Partnerships (ROPs) to address cross-jurisdictional ocean and coastal issues. The Gulf of Mexico Alliance (Alliance) is an ROP and would welcome a secure and predictable method to accomplish collaborative regional-scale programs.

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30-Jul-2019 9:00 AM EDT

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Newswise: Researchers identify new species of pocket shark

Article ID: 716016

Researchers identify new species of pocket shark

Tulane University

The 5½-inch male kitefin shark has been identified as the American Pocket Shark based on five features not seen in the only other known specimen of this kind.

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18-Jul-2019 10:05 AM EDT
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Article ID: 714250

Large summer 'dead zone' forecast for Chesapeake Bay after wet winter and spring

University of Michigan

Ecologists from the University of Michigan and the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science are forecasting a large Chesapeake Bay "dead zone" in 2019 due to well-above-average river flows associated with increased rainfall in the watershed since last fall.

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12-Jun-2019 10:00 AM EDT

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