Texas Sea Grant 

Texas Sea Grant 

Mission: Improve the understanding, wise use and stewardship of Texas coastal and marine resources.  

Map of the United States of America with markers for locations of 34 university-based Sea Grant programs 

Graphic illustrating the process of obtaining research grants going from extension to research through community members, County Extension Agents, Extension Specialists, University.

Researchers, Scientific Community. Research going through the steps of advise, consult, engage, inform. Extension through the steps of Validates, inform, train/assist, train/assist 

  • Sustainable fisheries and aquaculture 
  • Resilient communities and economies 
  • Healthy coastal ecosystems 
  • STEM Literacy and Workforce Development 


Mia Zwolinski 
Associate Director 
Research Coordinator  

NOAA | National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administraion | U.S. Department of Commerce

Texas Sea Grant is a partnership with NOAA, the state of Texas, and universities across the state whose mission is to improve the understanding, wise use and stewardship of Texas coastal and ocean resources. To achieve this mission, Texas Sea Grant funds research and provides engagement programs to benefit the people, businesses and communities of Texas. Texas Sea Grant also deploys extension professionals into Texas coastal communities to support conservation resiliency, economic development and STEM education efforts.

Contact: Mia Zwolinski, Associate Director, Research Coordinator;
Website: https://texasseagrant.org/