AMANDA McCOY/SUN HERALD/FILE 
 Misty Fiello, research technician with the Southern Miss Gulf Coast Research Lab, tests samples from the beach for enterococci bacteria at GCRL in 2011. The Gulf Coast Research Lab in Ocean Springs will use an increase in research funding to study fisheries, marine resources, wetlands, marshes, marine diseases, oysters and oyster-culturing.
AMANDA McCOY/SUN HERALD/FILE Misty Fiello, research technician with the Southern Miss Gulf Coast Research Lab, tests samples from the beach for enterococci bacteria at GCRL in 2011. The Gulf Coast Research Lab in Ocean Springs will use an increase in research funding to study fisheries, marine resources, wetlands, marshes, marine diseases, oysters and oyster-culturing. AMANDA McCOY SUN HERALD
AMANDA McCOY/SUN HERALD/FILE Misty Fiello, research technician with the Southern Miss Gulf Coast Research Lab, tests samples from the beach for enterococci bacteria at GCRL in 2011. The Gulf Coast Research Lab in Ocean Springs will use an increase in research funding to study fisheries, marine resources, wetlands, marshes, marine diseases, oysters and oyster-culturing. AMANDA McCOY SUN HERALD

Increase in research funding at USM could benefit entire Coast

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