Related Research & Outreach Materials

Below are some fisheries related research and outreach materials produced by Clemson University, S.C. Sea Grant Consortium and other partner agencies.


The Flow of South Carolina Harvested Seafood Products through South Carolina Markets: UCED Research Report: Clemson EDA University Center for Economic Development; 09-2008-03
[download the PDF, 1.1MB]

Coastal Waterfront Access Challenges & Opportunities for South Carolina Marine Fisheries Stakeholders. Rhodes, R.J., Von Harten, A. and Turner, A. 2008. Project Final Report for the SC Sea Grant Extension Program, SC Sea Grant Consortium, Charleston, South Carolina.
[download the PDF, 732KB]



  • Making the Fisheries Extension Connection: S.C. Sea Grant Extension & the S.C. Commercial Shrimp Industry Crisis. 2004. Amber Von Harten. S.C. Sea Grant Extension Program. (poster)
    [download the PDF, 132 KB]
  • The S.C. Shrimp Industry Crisis: An Extension Response. 2004. Amber E. Von Harten, S.C. Sea Grant Extension Program, Fisheries Specialist; Donald ‘Chip’ B. Boling, Jr., Clemson Extension Service, Community, Leadership & Economic Development. (poster)
    [download the PDF, 144KB]

USDA Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) Training Materials

Shrimp Quality

Shrimp/Seafood Tourism & Culinary Training 

Seafood Industry: History & Heritage

  • Coastal Heritage, Vol. 22, No. 2, Fall 2007 Our Changing Waterfronts John H. Tibbetts. SC Sea Grant Consortium.
    An unprecedented demand for new homes along estuaries and tidal creeks is diminishing water access for commercial fisherman and recreational boaters alike. (PDF document)

  • Coastal Heritage, Vol. 19, No. 1, Summer 2004 Hanging in the Balance: America’s Fishing Industry. John H. Tibbetts. SC Sea Grant Consortium.
    It’s getting tougher for American fishermen to compete against overseas producers who flood the U.S. market. (contact program representatives for 
    document information)

  • Coastal Heritage, Vol. 16, No. 1, Summer 2001 Shrimp Aquaculture: Challenges and Potential. John H. Tibbetts. SC Sea Grant Consortium.
    Booming global trade enables animal viruses to race around the world. Now aquatic farmers and researchers are finding new strategies to contain them.
     (contact program representatives for document information)
  • Coastal Heritage, Vol. 15, No. 3, Winter 2000 The Salty Dogs. John H. Tibbetts. SC Sea Grant Consortium.
    Would you notice if South Carolina's commercial fishermen disappeared? (PDF document)

  • The South Carolina Shrimp Industry: A History of Heritage Amber Von Harten. SC Sea Grant Consortium. (presentation) [download the PDF, 956KB]

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