Blackened history of Gulf Redfish documented in new book by Robert Fritchey, Missing Redfish: The Blackened History of a Gulf Coast Icon
New Orleans Seafood Dealer Clara Gerica who Survived Katrina Floodwaters Dies at 64. She was wife of fishermen Pete Gerica.
Sitting in his Kemah, TX home on Galveston Bay, Raz Halili was sure the small tropical storm named Harvey hovering off the coast of Texas was of little concern. A week later with his family’s oyster damaged, shrimp boats sunk, fishermen’s homes underwater or destroyed he realized his miscalculations on the impact of Hurricane Harvey.
The board of directors of the Gulf Seafood Foundation has committed all funds raised for the rest of this year by the non-profit to be donated toward helping the Gulf Coastal fishing communities affected by Hurricane Harvey.
After NOAA has opened permits for federal waters, growing shell and finfish in an aquaculture setting is certainly doable in the Gulf of Mexico according to Sebastian Belle, Executive Director of the Maine Aquaculture Association.
Members of the Gulf seafood community toured Maine’s innovative aquaculture facilities to identify potential opportunities in the Gulf of Mexico. Billy Nungesser, Lt. Governor of Louisiana, sees a huge need and opportunity for his state to become an aquaculture leader in the Gulf of Mexico.