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FISHES: Fisherman Invested in Science, Healthy Ecosystems, and Sustainability

Filed Under: 4-H

This program is designed to inform Northern Gulf of Mexico stakeholders about fisheries management, fisheries science, and sustainability via an electronically available book and accompanying in-person course.

Target Audience(s):

Recreational and commercial fishermen in the northern Gulf of Mexico, members of the general public with an interest in fisheries management, fisheries science, and sustainability


Participants will:

  • Learn information about the frameworks and functions of various regulatory bodies tasked with managing fisheries,
  • Understand applied fisheries science concepts that collectively form the basis for fisheries management,
  • Comprehend emerging ecosystem modifications and issues, and
  • Become involved in fisheries management and fisheries science efforts.

Total Number of Modules or Sessions: 11

Total Number of Hours for Program Delivery: 20

Program Delivery:

  • Educational Class
  • Educational Video (Online or DVD)
  • Group Discussion
  • Numbered Extension Publication

Primary Contact:

Dr. Marcus Drymon,

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Associate Extension Professor