RESTORING MISSISSIPPI OYSTER INDUSTRY: Restore, Enforce and Marketing

GOVERNOR'S OYSTER RESTORATION & RESILIENCY COUNCIL

Gov. Phil Bryant signed an executive order creating the Oyster Restoration and Resiliency Council on Feb. 2, 2015. See more at: http://www.dmr.state.ms.us/index.php/dmr-information/oyster-council#sthash.zeytQO94.dpuf

RESTORING MISSISSIPPI OYSTER INDUSTRY PRESENTATION

Presented during the Second Meeting of the Oysters in the Economy Committee of the Governor’s Oyster Restoration and Resiliency Council. Lakeshore, Mississippi.

HISTORICAL VIEW OF THE MISSISSIPPI OYSTER HARVESTING SECTOR

This sections shows the long-term data on oyster commercial landings of oysters in the state of Mississippi since 1880.

ECONOMIC IMPACTS OF THE MISSISSIPPI OYSTER INDUSTRY

This section shows the annual economic impacts of the Mississippi oyster industry imputed from estimates prepared by NOAA Fisheries of the entire seafood industry in the stste.

MARKETING MISSISSIPPI OYSTERS

PROMOTE YOUR OYSTER BUSINESS IN MISSISSIPPI MARKETMAKER

MarketMaker is an internet tool linking growers and producers with grocery stores, food processors, specialty outlets and food industry groups.

ALTERNATIVE OYSTER POSTHARVEST PROCESSING SYSTEMS

A collaborative research and outreach program on oyster postharvest processing was jointly undertaken by the Mississippi State University-Coastal Research and Extension Center and the Mississippi Department of Marine Resources-Seafood Technology Bureau.

RESTORING MISSISSIPPI OYSTER REEFS

U.S. OYSTER AQUACULTURE PRODUCTION

Estimates of U. S. oyster aquaculture production are based on data released by NOAA Fisheries.

MISSISSIPPI OYSTER AQUACULTURE PRODUCTION

This section shows the data on annual production of oysters from Mississippi private oyster leases.

PUBLIC AND PRIVATE OYSTER RELAYING

This MSU Extension Service publication describes the enterprise budgets for public and private oyster relaying in Mississippi in the early 1990s.

REVITALIZING A NORTHERN GULF COAST OYSTER FISHERY

This report describes the results of a project conducted to determine the costs and benefits from relaying oysters to Bangs Lake in Jackson County, Mississippi.

PASS CHRISTIAN OYSTER REEF DEVELOPMENT

This 1984 Sea Grant Advisory Service report will examine the potential for oyster reef development by the City of Pass Christian, Mississippi and the attendant economic and employment impacts such an undertaking would generate.

DAMAGES TO MISSISSIPPI OYSTER REEFS

LICENSE AND SIZE PROFILES OF MISSISSIPPI SEAFOOD AND COMMERCIAL AND RECREATIONAL FISHING SECTORS

The overall goal of these profiles is to describe the number of seafood firms and commercial and recreational fishing establishments licensed to operate in Mississippi in 2009–10.

ESTIMATION OF BASELINE FOR ASSESSMENT OF ECONOMIC IMPACTS OF THE GULF OF MEXICO OIL SPILL ON MISSISSIPPI COMMERCIAL FISHING SECTOR

The overall goal of this publication was to measure the direct economic impacts of the oil spill on the commercial fishing sector in Mississippi.

ECONOMIC IMPACTS OF THE OPENING OF THE BONNET CARRE SPILLWAY TO MISSISSIPPI OYSTER FISHERIES

This section describes the economic impacts of the prolonged exposure of the Mississippi oyster growing areas to freshwater intrusion due to the opening of the Bonnet Carré Spillway during the Mississippi River flooding event of 2011.

ECONOMIC IMPACTS OF THE DEEPWATER HORIZON OIL SPILL TO THE MISSISSIPPI OYSTER HARVESTING SECTOR

In order to understand the magnitude of the potential economic impacts of the oil spill to Commercial Oystering, multi-year baseline economic information about the sector in all the five Gulf of Mexico states are currently being compiled from various secondary sources.

ECONOMIC IMPACTS OF HURRICANE KATRINA

This section summarizes the assessment of the impacts of this natural catastrophic event on the state commercial and recreational fisheries and charter boat industries.

For more information and request for publication, contact Dr. Benedict Posadas
Last updated: Saturday, April 4, 2015 2:15 PM /
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