Aquaculture
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The last thing a marine researcher wants is for all her sea stars to die in their tank. Yet that is exactly what happened to University of Rhode Island student Caitlin Del Sesto last May when she was working on a research project for her invertebrate zoology class. more
Researchers at Roger Williams University have been awarded a $12,166 grant to investigate levels of mercury in scup, a native Atlantic Ocean fish that is commonly caught and eaten in Rhode Island, the university announced Monday. more
Just back from a monthlong expedition in the waters off Antarctica, the research is far from over for a team from the University of Rhode Island’s Graduate School of Oceanography studying the tiny, shrimp-like sea animal called krill, the focus of the expedition. more
Millions of dollars in federal, state and private money have created a small boom in state-of-the-art, fishway construction projects on many Rhode Island rivers and streams. more
On a modified lobster boat docked at the University of Rhode Island’s Narragansett Bay campus, aquaculture professor Terry Bradley is getting ready for a fishing trip to catch some yellowfin tuna. more
Save the Bay is set to reopen its Exploration Center and Aquarium this weekend, nearly nine months after Superstorm Sandy flooded the center’s filtration electrical equipment. more
Scientists and students from the University of Rhode Island and Roger Williams University are documenting seaweed species statewide to track changes in biodiversity, an interest spurred by the rising numbers of invasive seaweed species found on the Rhode Island coast every year. more
The managing director of Farm Fresh Rhode Island talks about the group’s efforts to make the Ocean State’s eaters and farming and fishing communities healthier. more
David Taylor has been measuring mercury in fish for the past eight years. The associate professor of marine biology at Roger Williams University targets the main types of fish people catch with a rod and reel and take home to eat. more
Global warming, not just over fishing may be a contributing factor to the dwindling stocks of cod, WBUR-FM 90.7, Massachusetts Public Radio reported. more
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