RESTORING MISSISSIPPI OYSTER INDUSTRY: Restore, Enforce and Marketing
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
Presented during the Second Meeting of the Oysters in the Economy Committee of the Governor’s Oyster Restoration and Resiliency Council. Lakeshore, Mississippi.
This sections shows the long-term data on oyster commercial landings of oysters in the state of Mississippi since 1880.
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 state.
MARKETING MISSISSIPPI OYSTERS
MarketMaker is an internet tool linking growers and producers with grocery stores, food processors, specialty outlets and food industry groups.
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
Review related literature about oyster aquaculture in the U.S and develop economic models of alternative oyster aquaculture systems suitable for the state and the region. Conduct outreach about the benefits of oyster aquaculture to the seafood industry, coastal communities, seafood consumers and the general public.
This MSU Extension Service publication describes the enterprise budgets for public and private oyster relaying in Mississippi in the early 1990s.
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
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.
The overall goal of this publication was to measure the direct economic impacts of the oil spill on the commercial fishing sector in Mississippi.
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.
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.
This section summarizes the assessment of the impacts of this natural catastrophic event on the state commercial and recreational fisheries and charter boat industries.