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NOAA, partners release harmful algal bloom forecast for western Lake Erie

NOAA, partners release harmful algal bloom forecast for western Lake Erie

The Lake Erie Harmful Algal Bloom (HAB) Seasonal Forecast, produced by NOAA and released with Ohio Sea Grant, gives coastal managers, lake users, and...
NOAA, partners release harmful algal bloom forecast for western Lake Erie
New Jersey Sea Grant to Host Workshop on Fisheries Population and Ecosystem Dynamics

New Jersey Sea Grant to Host Workshop on Fisheries Population and Ecosystem Dynamics

NOAA recently awarded New Jersey Sea Grant funding to plan and host an event focused on workforce development for the field of fisheries population...
New Jersey Sea Grant to Host Workshop on Fisheries Population and Ecosystem Dynamics
Creating a Diverse, Equitable and Inclusive Coastal and Ocean Science Workforce

Creating a Diverse, Equitable and Inclusive Coastal and Ocean Science Workforce

During Capitol Hill Ocean Week (CHOW) 2019, Sea Grant and the Women’s Aquatic Network collaborated to host a brown bag lunch session on...
Creating a Diverse, Equitable and Inclusive Coastal and Ocean Science Workforce
Sea Grant Celebrates National Fishing and Boating Week

Sea Grant Celebrates National Fishing and Boating Week

The sun is shining and the water is calm: what better way to spend a warm summer day than dropping anchor, kicking back and casting a line? Every...
Sea Grant Celebrates National Fishing and Boating Week
How does shellfish aquaculture interact with Puget Sound's marine life?

How does shellfish aquaculture interact with Puget Sound's marine life?

In Puget Sound, The Nature Conservancy in Washington wants to learn more about shellfish aquaculture structures and how they impact the marine...
How does shellfish aquaculture interact with Puget Sound's marine life?
In Puerto Rico, investing in lifeguards keeps beaches safe and sustains coastal tourism

In Puerto Rico, investing in lifeguards keeps beaches safe and sustains coastal tourism

Since the 1960s, surfers from the United States have been going to Rincón, Puerto Rico to catch the best waves of the winter season. The trend has...
In Puerto Rico, investing in lifeguards keeps beaches safe and sustains coastal tourism
Kids are educating parents on climate change...and parents are listening

Kids are educating parents on climate change...and parents are listening

A new study from North Carolina State University shows that educating children about climate change affects parents as well. A pre- and...
Kids are educating parents on climate change...and parents are listening
Hurricane Preparedness: Building Resilient Homes, Plans, and Effective Warning Systems

Hurricane Preparedness: Building Resilient Homes, Plans, and Effective Warning Systems

How do people prepare for hurricanes before the season begins? When a hurricane is looming, how do people receive warning, decide to take action, and...
Hurricane Preparedness: Building Resilient Homes, Plans, and Effective Warning Systems
Sea Grant Announces Funding Opportunity for Highly Migratory Species Research

Sea Grant Announces Funding Opportunity for Highly Migratory Species Research

Sea Grant is announcing a Federal Funding Opportunity focused on research of HMS species, including the interactions between yellow-fin tuna and...
Sea Grant Announces Funding Opportunity for Highly Migratory Species Research
Looking to the Past to Understand Future Tsunami Threats

Looking to the Past to Understand Future Tsunami Threats

Scientist Carrie Garrison-Laney, a coastal hazards specialist for Washington Sea Grant and liason to the Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory,...
Looking to the Past to Understand Future Tsunami Threats
Sea Grant Report on Barriers to Shellfish Aquaculture in the U.S.

Sea Grant Report on Barriers to Shellfish Aquaculture in the U.S.

A Sea Grant team of legal and aquaculture experts has released a report detailing eight case studies that identify challenges to the shellfish...
Sea Grant Report on Barriers to Shellfish Aquaculture in the U.S.
Sea Grant Fellow Publishes Research on Impacts of Temperature Change on Global Fisheries

Sea Grant Fellow Publishes Research on Impacts of Temperature Change on Global Fisheries

NMFS-Sea Grant Population and Ecosystem Dynamics Fellow Chris Free and colleagues published a study in the March 2019 edition of Science that...
Sea Grant Fellow Publishes Research on Impacts of Temperature Change on Global Fisheries
Sea Grant Announces Funding Opportunities for Aquaculture

Sea Grant Announces Funding Opportunities for Aquaculture

Sea Grant's 2019 national aquaculture program includes three federal funding opportunities to advance priority project types. 
Sea Grant Announces Funding Opportunities for Aquaculture
Wisconsin Sea Grant and National Weather Service Explore Influence of Severe Weather on the...

Wisconsin Sea Grant and National Weather Service Explore Influence of Severe Weather on the...

A Wisconsin Sea Grant and National Weather Service collaborative project seeks to answer the question: Why are the economically disadvantaged more...
Wisconsin Sea Grant and National Weather Service Explore Influence of Severe Weather on the...
Woods Hole Sea Grant Facilitates Development of Aquaculture Siting Tool in Massachusetts

Woods Hole Sea Grant Facilitates Development of Aquaculture Siting Tool in Massachusetts

A new online aquaculture siting tool called MA-ShellfAST simplifies the process of selecting and establishing a shellfish farm for...
Woods Hole Sea Grant Facilitates Development of Aquaculture Siting Tool in Massachusetts
Shauna Oh appointed director of California Sea Grant

Shauna Oh appointed director of California Sea Grant

Shauna Oh, a leader in California’s marine science community, has been named as the new director of California Sea Grant. She will join the...
Shauna Oh appointed director of California Sea Grant
PopDy and EcoSci - A Population and Ecosystem Science Workshop for Undergraduates

PopDy and EcoSci - A Population and Ecosystem Science Workshop for Undergraduates

PopDy and EcoSci - A Population and Ecosystem Science Workshop for Undergraduates
Sea Grant Highlights: January 2019

Sea Grant Highlights: January 2019

New year, same great Sea Grant work! Here’s a look back at some of Sea Grant highlights you may have missed from January.
Sea Grant Highlights: January 2019
Sea Grant Highlights: November 2018

Sea Grant Highlights: November 2018

With so much awesome work happening within Sea Grant, it can be hard to keep up! Here’s a look back at some of Sea Grant highlights you may...
Sea Grant Highlights: November 2018
Seafood Month Celebrations: Science and Seafood

Seafood Month Celebrations: Science and Seafood

In this installment of our continuing #SeafoodMonth festivities, we look at how Sea Grant investments in research have advanced the domestic...
Seafood Month Celebrations: Science and Seafood

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Tighter Rules Could Increase Yield and Revenues From Blue Crab Fishery, Study Finds

New research funded by Maryland Sea Grant

Laura Wilson 0 6906 Article rating: 3.0

The Chesapeake Bay’s renowned blue crab fishery could support a larger harvest and higher revenues for fishermen if regulators extended protections for mature female crabs, a new study funded by Maryland Sea Grant says.

Why West Coast Crab Fishers and Tugboat Captains Aren’t Feeling Crabby

Washington Sea Grant’s Steve Harbell helps these industries find a better way to share formerly troubled waters.

Laura Wilson 0 8210 Article rating: 3.0

It might seem incongruous to talk of traffic disputes and costly collisions in an area as vast as the waters off the Pacific coast. But that’s the situation that afflicted the coast’s tribal and commercial crab fishers and its tug-and-barge and shipping operators for decades as they shared the same sealanes.

Big Challenges, Joint Solutions: Building Capacity for Collaborative Fisheries Research

Workshop bringing together fisherman and scientists to discuss collaborative fisheries research

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Virginia Sea Grant and partners organized a day long workshop bringing together fisherman and scientists to discuss collaborative fisheries research to improve gear and fishing methods. The 2014 workshop focused on shrimp fisheries and turtle bycatch.

Sassy Scallops: How will shellfish fare as ocean conditions shift?

Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution's Meredith White researches how ocean acidification affects the larval stage of commercial scallops

Laura Wilson 0 9793 Article rating: 4.0

Average world ocean pH has dropped from 8.2 to 8.1 over recent decades and is expected to drop to 7.8 by the end of the century. Dr. Meredith White, with funding in part, from Woods Hole Sea Grant, examines how this shift may effect the commercially valuable bay scallop, Argopecten irradians

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