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Gulf Coast Research Laboratory

Center for Fisheries Research and Development's Annual Fisheries Forum

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Presenting at the GCRL Science Café

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New Insights Into the Lives of Sheepshead, Black Drum, Southern Flounder and Cownose Ray

This Science Café is presented as the USM Center for Fisheries Research and Development's Annual Fisheries Forum for the public, which provides for the exchange of information and discussion opportunities. The evening’s program is centered around presentations given by scientists engaged in new research on four species of fish that occur in Mississippi coastal waters. These studies are advancing knowledge of the biology and ecology of these important fishes in support of resource management and conservation. 

Tuesday, October 17, 2023

6-7:30 p.m.

Gulf Coast Research Laboratory
Caylor Building Auditorium
703 East Beach Drive, Ocean Springs, Miss. 


michael andres

Dr. Michael Andres

Assistant Professor
USM Division of Coastal Sciences

Gulf Coast Research Laboratory

Behind the bars: Movements and habitat use of Sheepshead and Black Drum in Mississippi Sound


Anna Millender

Research Associate
USM Center for Fisheries Research and Development

Gulf Coast Research Laboratory

Cownose Fever: Unveiling the mysteries within the Gulf of Mexico 


Trevor Moncrief

Director, Finfish Bureau
Mississippi Department of Marine Resources

Acoustic Telemetry of Southern Flounder in Mississippi Waters

This Forum is being presented as part of the USM CFRD Cooperative Sport Fish Tag and Release Program funded by a grant from the Mississippi Department of Marine Resources, Sport Fish Restoration Program.

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GCRL - Halstead
703 East Beach Drive
Ocean Springs, MS 39564

GCRL - Cedar Point
300 Laurel Oak Drive
Ocean Springs, MS 39564

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703 East Beach Drive
Ocean Springs, MS 39564

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