Programs

Aglantis

Aglantis

Aglantis, a 300-gallon saltwater aquarium, is located on the lower level of the Texas A&M University Memorial Student Center under the Memory Cloud.

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Baffin Bay Early Phase Watershed Planning

Baffin Bay supports some of the highest recreational and commercial fishery landings in Texas. It also contains critical habitat for migratory birds and other wildlife and is surrounded by a thriving agricultural community.

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Bathymetry of the Gulf of Mexico

Texas Sea Grant has supported the development of several bathymetric maps of the northwestern Gulf of Mexico that integrate diverse historic bathymetric data collected between 1930 and 2003 by the NOAA/ U.S. Coast Survey.

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Coastal Monitor Program

This program captures information about environmental changes within Texas coastal communities in cooperation with local environmental stewards.

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Cooking with Seafood

For more than 45 years, agents and specialists with Texas Sea Grant and other Sea Grant programs across the United States have worked in coastal fishing communities on a variety of topics including seafood safety and sustainability.

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Economic Impacts of Marine-Dependent Industries

A variety of industries that contribute significantly to the economies of Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama and Florida depend on the Gulf of Mexico.

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For-Hire Fishing Guide Program

A series of projects to enhance the quality and quantity of resources available to this fishery sector.

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G.U.L.F. Restaurant Partnership

Texas State Aquarium and Texas Sea Grant have partnered with Audubon Nature Institute to develop a Texas Chapter of the G.U.L.F. Restaurant Partnership Program.

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Post-Harvey Recovery Resources

In the wake of Hurricane Harvey, Texas Sea Grant has collected links to several resources that are designed to assist in recovery efforts.

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Hurricane Preparedness

The Atlantic hurricane season runs from June 1st through November 30th.

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iSeaTurtle

The mobile app, iSeaTurtle, was created to encourage and involve citizens to contribute to sea turtle science

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KYAK Radio

Welcome to K-YAK 1610 AM, a low power radio project in Calhoun County, Texas that focuses on the Lavaca/Matagorda Bay estuary and marine environment.

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Monofilament Recovery and Recycling Program

Monofilament line is another name for single-strand, high-density nylon fishing line that is used on fishing reels. Used line can be harmful to boat motors and marine wildlife.

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National Ocean Science Bowl

The National Ocean Science Bowl (NOSB) is a nation wide, high-school science competition focused on marine issues and knowledge.

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Red Tide Rangers

The Red Tide Rangers, a dedicated volunteer group formed and trained by Texas Sea Grant, monitor Texas coastal waters for the presence of harmful algal blooms (HABs), such as the red tide caused by the dinoflagellate Karenia brevis.

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Turtle Excluder Device Training

Texas Sea Grant, with funding from the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation, has launched a pilot program to promote turtle-safe, wild-caught Gulf of Mexico shrimp. The program will help reduce incidental capture of sea turtles, especially Northwest Atlantic loggerheads.

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Weather Ready Texas

In an effort to inform residents about potential hazards, and encourage appropriate actions, Texas Sea Grant maintains social media accounts on Twitter and Facebook (@WeatherReadyTX).

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Weighmaster Training

This program will teach interested individuals how to serve as weighmasters.