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Center for Fisheries Research and Development

Center for Fisheries Research and Development

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The Center for Fisheries Research and Development (CFRD) at the Gulf Coast Research Laboratory in Ocean Springs, MS is part of USM’s Coastal Operations.

Our scientists develop and conduct research that informs resource management. We work with state, federal, and community partners to ensure that we understand scientific fishery needs, and focus our research efforts on how we can promote sustainable fisheries and habitats.

 

 

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report a whale shark

Contact Us

Center for Fisheries Research and Development

Gulf Coast Research Laboratory
703 East Beach Drive
Ocean Springs, MS 39564

Gulf Park Campus

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Email
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Phone
228.818.8823