University of Southern Mississippi

Interviewee Collection Sort descending Description Interviewer Date of Interview Location of Interview Affiliation
Lindsey Parker Turtle Excluder Device Oral Histories

Interview with Lindsey Parker born on December 18, 1956 in Atlanta, Georgia. Parker teaches at the University of Georgia as a Marine Resource Specialist and worked on TED development.

Stephanie Scull-DeArmey Brunswick, GA Maritime and Seafood Industry Museum, University of Southern Mississippi
William Perret Turtle Excluder Device Oral Histories

William Stanley "Corky" Perret was born November 22, 1942 in Cottonport, Louisiana.  He attended USL where he obtained a Master’s degree in Fishery Science. Mr.

Stephanie Scull-DeArmey Biloxi, MS Maritime and Seafood Industry Museum, University of Southern Mississippi
Donald Baker Turtle Excluder Device Oral Histories

Interview with Donald Baker, born on October 2, 1939 on Deer Island, Mississippi.  Baker is a shrimp fisherman who speaks about his use of TEDs, changes in the shrimping industry, equipment, fishing techniques and procedures, business aspects of operating a vessel. Other Topics: Hurricane Camille of 1947, growing up on coast, prices of fuel and supplies, profits, fish species, fisheries management

Stephanie Scull-DeArmey Biloxi, MS Maritime and Seafood Industry Museum, University of Southern Mississippi
Paul Raymond Turtle Excluder Device Oral Histories

Paul Raymond was born December 11, 1955 in Augsburg, Germany.  He is an Assistant Special Agent with NOAA Law Enforcement.

Stephanie Scull-DeArmey Titusville, FL Maritime and Seafood Industry Museum, University of Southern Mississippi
Sinkey Boone Turtle Excluder Device Oral Histories

Interview with Sinkey Boone of Darien, Georgia, born in 1937.  Interview consists of Boone's recollections of building early TEDs, bycatch, and the design of TEDs from the late-1960s onwards. Other Topics: equipment, bycatch, fish species

Stephanie Scull-DeArmey Unknown Maritime and Seafood Industry Museum, University of Southern Mississippi
Walter Eley Ross, Sr. Turtle Excluder Device Oral Histories

Interview with Walter Eley Ross, Sr., born March 16, 1924 in Biloxi, Mississippi. Ross was a fisherman and gear manufacturer.

Stephanie Scull-DeArmey Unknown Maritime and Seafood Industry Museum, University of Southern Mississippi
David Burrage Turtle Excluder Device Oral Histories

David Burrage was born January 7, 1953 in Hampton, Virginia. He attended Old Dominion University where he received a science degree then attended University of Rhode Island for his graduate studies in Marine Affairs. He works with the Sea Grant Extension Program in Mississippi and is an Extension Professor.

Stephanie Scull-DeArmey Biloxi, MS Maritime and Seafood Industry Museum, University of Southern Mississippi
Noah Saunders Turtle Excluder Device Oral Histories

Interview with Noah Saunders, born September 21, 1963 in Biloxi, MS. Saunders was a gear manufacturer who invented the Supershooter TED in collaboration with National Marine Fisheries Services.

Stephanie Scull-DeArmey Biloxi, MS Maritime and Seafood Industry Museum, University of Southern Mississippi
Walter Chataginer Turtle Excluder Device Oral Histories

Interview with Walter Chataginer, Chief of Marine Patrol for the State of Mississippi Dept. of Marine Resources.  Interview contains information on enforcing federal TED laws, reactions toward conservation measures by the fishing industry, general information on the shrimping industry and narrator's recollections of working on shrimping vessels.

Stephanie Scull-DeArmey Biloxi, MS Maritime and Seafood Industry Museum, University of Southern Mississippi
Tommy Schultz Turtle Excluder Device Oral Histories

Thomas Schultz Jr. was born in Biloxi, Mississippi October 22, 1932. Thomas was a 3rd generation shrimper. After forty-five years of shrimping, he retired then went to work for the Mississippi State University at the coastal research experimental seafood processing plant in Pascagoula for twelve years. His first job was at a bakery where his uncle was the baker. He quit school at the age of fourteen to work on his daddy’s boat. He was involved in a summer research program at Cape Canaveral Channel tagging turtles.

Stephanie Scull-DeArmey Biloxi, MS Maritime and Seafood Industry Museum, University of Southern Mississippi