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Marine Fisheries - 05 2018 INSIGHT

Marine Fisheries

VOL. 1, ISSUE 1   MAY 2018
Stories in this newsletter    
Steve Murphey
From the Director’s Desk
Southern Flounder
Southern Flounder Plan
Amendment Underway
Stock assessment graphic
New Stock Assessment
Peer Review Process
Oysters underwater
Misconceptions about
Triploid Oysters
Marine Patrol boat
A Word from Marine Patrol
Jacob Boyd
Staff Spotlight: Jacob Boyd
Steve Murphey From the Director’s Desk
Welcome to the inaugural issue of the N.C. Division of Marine Fisheries Insight. I’m Steve Murphey and I have the privilege and honor to serve as the director for the N.C. Division of Marine Fisheries which is housed in the N.C. Department of Environmental Quality. The intent of this periodic online newsletter is to provide timely and concise information so that you ...
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Southern Flounder Fishery Management Plan Amendment Underway
The development of Amendment 2 to the N.C. Southern Flounder Fishery Management Plan is underway and began with development of a regional stock assessment in late 2017 ...
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Division Begins New, In-Person Peer Review Process for Stock Assessments
The N.C. Division of Marine Fisheries recently changed the way it conducts peer reviews of its stock assessments. The division now facilitates the peer review using in-person workshops ...
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Interest in Shellfish Aquaculture Leads to Misconceptions about Triploid Oysters
Interest in shellfish aquaculture, especially for culture of the native Eastern Oyster (Crassostrea virginica) has increased exponentially in the past several years. Part of this growth is due to the increased availability of triploid oyster seed for grow-out on shellfish ...
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A Word from Marine Patrol
The spring and summer recreational fishing season is kicking off with shallow water grouper species and cobia seasons opening May 1 and spotted seatrout season opening June 15, and there are a few things to be mindful of while getting ready to go fishing ...
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Staff Spotlight: Jacob Boyd
Jacob Boyd was recently promoted to Habitat and Enhancement Section chief. In this position, he will oversee the Shellfish Rehabilitation ...
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N.C. Division of Marine Fisheries
P.O. Box 769
3441 Arendell St.
Morehead City, N.C. 28557
252-726-7021
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