Marine Fisheries Center’s first meeting discusses fishing yields in Ocean Springs Mississippi

OCEAN SPRINGS — The newly funded Science Center for Marine Fisheries’ first meeting began Friday and continues today at the University of Southern Mississippi Gulf Coast Research Center’s Cedar Point teaching site in Ocean Springs. Members of the new group, which includes business and federal partners, pay $25,000 to $50,000 a year to support it and serve on the Industry Advisory Board. The board assesses proposals for funding of biological research intended to solve scientific problems that limit sustainable fisheries. [email protected]