Application by Miranda Gibson to collect sediment core samples to conduct research on sea anemones in the Grand Bay NERR, Jackson Co

Ms. Miranda Gibson has filed notice of a proposed project which requires review by the MS Department of Marine Resources to ensure compliance with the state’s approved Coastal Program under the Coastal Zone Management Act.

The applicant is proposing to collect starlet sea anemone (Nematostella vectensis) specimen from sediment cores within the Grand Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve in Jackson County to study population genetics. View the full application at the link(s) below.

Any person wishing to make comments or objections to the proposed activity must submit those comments in writing to Tyler Williams by mail at the Department of Marine Resources at 1141 Bayview Avenue, Biloxi, Mississippi 39530, by email at, or by using the form below before 1:00 p.m. on the day June 14, 2024. 

Comment Submission Form

You should receive an acknowledgement of your comment from Tyler Williams by email. If you do not receive this acknowledgement, please contact