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In the guts – Port Aransas

Justin Matocha, above, cleans a red snapper on Thursday, July 2, as part of a study by Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi. The entrails of the fish, shown at left by associate research scientist at the Center for Coastal Studies at A&M-Corpus Christi, Dr. James Simons, were collected from about 10 red snappers and one king mackerel that were caught on a fishing tour.

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Fish Gut Roundup – Valley Morning Star

By GARY LONG Staff Writer

In the name of science, don’t throw out those fish guts.

James Simons, a research scientist at the Center for Coastal Studies at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi, needs them for a database on the diets and interaction of the fishes of the western Gulf of Mexico.

Simons and his research team are enlisting the help of charter boat operators and anglers who fish the deep waters of the western Gulf to save what is normally discarded – Click Here to read the full article