Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station

Experimental Seafood Processing Lab


Experimental Seafood Processing Lab

The primary mission of the Experimental Seafood Processing Laboratory is to provide scientific and technical leadership and guidance to the seafood industry in the State of Mississippi. An integral part of this mission is to provide the technical support necessary for industry partners to maintain compliance with state and federal regulations. Multidisciplinary areas of research interest involve university, government and private industry on a statewide, national and international basis.

Research interests include but are not limited to:

  • post harvest handling of finfish and shellfish
  • physico-chemical quality
  • microbial quality and safety
  • product development
  • development of underutilized species of finfish and shellfish
  • utilization of traditional seafood processing by-product
  • remediation of by-product waste

Contact Us

Telephone: 228-762-7783

Mailing/Physical Address:
3411 Frederic Street
Pascagoula, MS 39567

To learn more visit http://coastal.msstate.edu/seafood-lab