This directory provides contact information for the people, agencies and organizations that are involved in research, education, leasing, growing, restoration and management of oysters in North Carolina.

Steve Murphey

N.C. Division of Marine Fisheries
Director
252.808.8046

Mr. Murphey graduated from University of North Carolina Wilmington and has over 30 years of experience in fishery and shellfish habitat enhancement programs, shellfish growing area surveys, shellfish processing inspection and program administration. Formerly Section Chief of Resource Enhancement for the N.C. Division of Marine Fisheries, he currently serves as the Director for the N.C. Division of Marine Fisheries.

If you would like to be added to our professional directory, please contact MichelleC@nccoast.org.