Our Team


Gulf Coast Marine Life Center’s University Partners have a proven success record in mass-producing several species from hatchery to market-size. The aquaculture support systems for many of the fish, shellfish, coral, and plant species found in the Gulf of Mexico have been proven feasible at their respective aquaculture facilities. Combined with restocking programs, these technologies will assist in the development of an environmentally sustainable, technologically advanced, socially responsible and economically viable marine aquaculture industry to ensure that the Gulf of Mexico, and the U.S. as a whole, has a secure domestic seafood supply for decades to come.

The Gulf Coast Marine Life Center has formed a technology partnership with the following group of Aquaculture experts from the top University Aquaculture Programs in the Country:

University of Miami
Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science
University of North Carolina Wilmington
Aquaculture Program
University of New Hampshire
Atlantic Marine Aquaculture Center
Louisiana State University
School of Plant, Environmental, and Soil Sciences
University of Florida
Florida Sea Grant Marine Extension Program
University of Maryland
Northeastern Regional Aquaculture Center
Texas A&M
Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences
Auburn University
School of Fisheries, Aquaculture and Aquatic Sciences