NC Sea Grant Seeks Applicants for Knauss Fellowship

December 16, 2014 | Katie Mosher

North Carolina Sea Grant invites graduate students at North Carolina universities to apply for the 2016 Dean John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship. This national opportunity is offered by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s National Sea Grant College Program. Applications must be received by 5 p.m., Feb. 13, 2015.

Contact: John Fear, 919-515-9104,

Joint Sea Grant/DMF Fellow Begins Appointment

December 15, 2014 | E-Ching Lee

Liza Hoos, the 2014 North Carolina Sea Grant/N.C. Division of Marine Fisheries joint fellow, recently began her assignment. In collaboration with DMF, she will estimate bycatch “hot spots” using fishery-independent and -dependent data.

Contact: E-Ching Lee, 919-515-9098,

National Fisheries Fellowship Accepting Applications

December 11, 2014 | E-Ching Lee

North Carolina Sea Grant is accepting applications from North Carolina graduate students for the 2015 National Sea Grant College Program/NOAA Fisheries fellowship. This opportunity is open to U.S. citizens who are doctoral students in academic institutions in the United States and its territories. Applications are due by 5 p.m., Jan. 29, 2015.

Contact: John Fear, 919-515-9104,

Sea Grant Seeking Applications for Coastal Management Fellowship

December 9, 2014 | E-Ching Lee

North Carolina Sea Grant is accepting applications for the 2015 National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Coastal Management Fellowship program for postgraduate students. Applications are due Jan. 23, 2015.

Contact: John Fear, 919-515-9104,

NC Seafood Industry, Marine Debris, Seafood Availability Chart Featured in Coastwatch

December 5, 2014 | Sandra Harris

The Holiday 2014 issue of Coastwatch magazine is now available. Learn about the seafood supply chain in the state, get tips on selecting and preparing frozen seafood, learn how to prepare a few recipes that package seafood for cooking and check out the new double-sided North Carolina Seafood Availability poster.

Contact: E-Ching Lee, 919-515-9098,