Gulf Marine Institute of Technology

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Gulf Marine Institute of Technology (GMIT), as a 501 C-3 non-profit research institute is developing technology and commercially profitable efforts to harness aquaculture in a unique production program that tames fast-growing Gulf of Mexico finfish like “cobia” and shrimp using offshore decommissioned oil platforms AND/OR jack-up platform service vessels as a research and project management base for establishing sea cage farming operations.

Recent Article In Aquaculture North America

The US seafood farming industry is completely under-developed in the Gulf of Mexico and elsewhere due to lack of federal permitting funding. GMIT and BioMarine have spent millions and decades of efforts with many individual, corporate, federal supporters in developing technology permitted sites to launch the billion dollar potential of a yet infant industry called “Gulf offshore mariculture”.