CURRENT SUPPORT

COASTAL BEND BAYS AND ESTUARIES PROGRAM

  • Development, verification and implementation of an eDNA detection assay for diamondback terrapins in the Texas Costal Bend. 

FLORIDA WILDLIFE COMMISSION

  • Invasive lionfish genome mapping: First steps toward facilitating population control via gene editing

FOUNDATION FOR FOOD AND AGRICULTURE RESEARCH

  • Next-generation tools and strategies for genetic improvement of farmed oysters

THE NATURE CONSERVANCY

  • Hybrid Headwater Fishes.

NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF FOOD AND AGRICULTURE-USDA

  • Building foundations for genetic improvement of Eastern oyster in Texas

 

NATIONAL MARINE FISHERIES SERVICE (MARINE FISHERIES RESEARCH INITIATIVE)

  • Population structure, connectivity, and life history of three exploited groupers (Family Serranidae) in the U.S. South Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico. 

  • Ageing error, age validation, and genetic ageing of a suite of Gulf of Mexico reef fishes.

  • .Combining genetics, otolith sharp analysis, and FT-NIR spectroscopy to differentiate between morphologically conserved congeners – scamp, Mycteroperca phenax and yellowmouth grouper, Mycteropeca interstitialis.

 

NATIONAL MARINE FISHERIES SERVICE (COOPERATIVE RESEARCH PROGRAM)

  • Collaboration with South Carolina Department of Natural Resources on the Stock structure and life history of the spinner shark, Carcharhinus brevipinna, in U.S. waters.

NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION (CONVERGENCE ACCELERATOR)

  • Empowering Stakeholders from Ship to Store--Solving Fishery Management Challenges with Use-Inspired Genomic and Artificial Intelligence Tools.

NMFS-SEA GRANT POPULATION AND ECOSYSTEM DYNAMICS GRADUATE FELLOWSHIP

  • Applying Genomic Techniques to Fisheries Management: A Focus on Exploited Groupers (D. Nick Weber)

SALTONSTALL-KENNEDY GRANT PROGRAM

  • Collaboration with South Carolina Department of Natural Resources on the stock structure and life history of the bonnethead, Sphyrna tiburo, in U.S. waters.

  • Collaboration with NOAA. Methylation-Based Aging: An Efficient Approach to Mass-ageing Fisheries Species

SAVE OUR SEAS FOUNDATION

  • Collaborating with locals to assess scalloped hammerhead (Sphyrna lewini) nurseries and develop community-supported conservation goals.

 

SECTION 6 GRANT, TEXAS PARKS AND WILDLIFE

  •  Conservation genomics of Pecos pupfish (Cyprinidon pecosensis)

SOUTH CAROLINA SEA GRANT CONSORTIUM

  • Estimation of Atlantic red snapper population size.

STATE WILDLIFE GRANT - TEXAS PARKS AND WILDLIFE DEPARTMENT

  • Characterization of sex-determining regions in southern flounder and other TPWD hatchery species.

  • SNP-panels for monitoring output for southern flounder and other TPWD hatchery species.

 

STATE WILDLIFE GRANT - U.S. FISH AND WILDLIFE

  • Collaboration with South Carolina Department of Natural Resources on the relative abundance and trophic ecology of two sympatrically distributed sphyrnids, the scalloped hammerhead (Sphyrna lewini), and the recently discovered Carolina hammerhead (Sphyrna gilberti), within known nurseries off the east coast of the United States.​​

TEXAS PARKS AND WILDLIFE DEPARTMENT

  • Genotyping of red drum broodfish at Texas Parks and Wildlife hatcheries.

  • Conservation genomics of Pecos pupfish (Cyprinidon pecosensis).

MARINE  GENOMICS  LABORATORY   •   TEXAS  A&M  UNIVERSITY -  CORPUS  CHRISTI     •   6300  OCEAN  DRIVE    •   CORPUS  CHRISTI,  TX  78412 - 5869