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Grant program could increase Gulf aquaculture

A new method is being tried to increase seafood production through the use of aquaculture. The Gulf States Marine Fisheries Commission is awarding grants totaling $450,000 for new and unique aquaculture projects in the Gulf of Mexico. The projects will range in size from $50,000 to $100,000 and will be given out starting in April to qualified projects. Oysters are already being grown, but these new projects would be in deep water and concentrate on fish. click here to read the story 18:41

Grants will help Mass. undersea “kites” project – Kite’s?

Worcester Polytechnic Institute will receive more than $300,000 for a project looking at the harvesting of hydrokinetic energy using tethered undersea kites designed to take advantage of powerful tidal forces.The other grants are going to unrelated projects by the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, which is getting two grants totaling about $1.4 million. Tufts University will receive $300,000.

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