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Texas A&M University achieved formal designation as a sea grant college 50 years ago.

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Return 'Em Right, a new program launching this September, will tackle release mortality due to barotrauma in Gulf of Mexico (GOM) reef fish. This program will offer GOM anglers an opportunity to sharpen their release skills when targeting reef species.

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Texas Sea Grant’s Grants-In-Aid of Graduate Research Program provides small two-year grants to students enrolled at Texas A&M University (TAMU), Texas A&M University at Galveston (TAMUG) or Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi (TAMUCC). Funded projects must be marine- or coastal-related research and relevant to Texas.

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Knauss finalists are chosen through a competitive process that includes several rounds of review at both the state Sea Grant program and national levels. Howe-Kerr and Higgins are among 74 finalists across the United States nominated by their respective Sea Grant programs.

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Matthew Kammann will work with the Sustainable Fisheries and Aquaculture team to lend support and expertise to the NOAA Better Bycatch Reduction Device project.

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This scholarship is named in honor of Ralph Rayburn ’69, former Texas Sea Grant Associate Director and Extension Program Leader.

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The Bush Library and Museum announces 50 Years of Science and Stewardship exhibit from Texas Sea Grant

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Alexis Guidroz and Shadrach Villafranca will be mentored by TXSG professionals and gain valuable field experience through the new Texas Sea Grant Community Engaged Internship Program (TXSG-CEI).

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The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)'s Climate Prediction Center announced in their May 20, 2021 briefing that they are expecting another highly active hurricane season this year.

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Following a successful period of tracking sea turtles in Matagorda Bay, the turtle sighting app is expanding to cover the Texas coast thanks to a partnership between Texas Sea Grant and Turtle Island Restoration Network.

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This three-year, $2.48 million project will develop better bycatch reduction devices (BRDs) for the commercial shrimp industry in the Gulf of Mexico.

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Texas Sea Grant has funded seven undergraduate research scholars at Texas A&M University and Texas A&M University at Galveston

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Texas Sea Grant has hired Alexis Sabine as the program’s new fisheries specialist.

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Texas Sea Grant joined other Texas and Louisiana groups to provide supplies and food to fishermen of Cameron Parish, Louisiana at the Feed the Fleet event.

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The event, hosted by Sea Grant’s Oil Spill Science Outreach Program, will showcase the accomplishments of the Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative in Texas.

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The fellowship program was created to develop ocean acidification researchers in the Gulf of Mexico, a region expected to experience increased ocean acidification in the future.

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Mario Marquez is ready to help oyster farmers build their businesses.

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Fellows selected are trained to be ‘the fisheries scientists of the future’

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Knauss finalists are chosen through a competitive process that includes several rounds of review at both the state Sea Grant program and national levels. Randle is one of 74 finalists across the United States nominated by their respective Sea Grant programs.

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This scholarship is named in honor of Ralph Rayburn ’69, former Texas Sea Grant Associate Director and Extension Program Leader.

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Texas Sea Grant has hired Mario Marquez as the program’s new aquaculture specialist to meet the needs of the recent legalization of the oyster aquaculture industry in Texas.

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Texas Sea Grant has awarded a rapid response grant to researchers at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi to examine water quality data collected during the COVID-19 quarantine.