Rutgers University Survey: Impacts of COVID-19 on Commercial Fishing Industry

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Scientists at the Rutgers University Center for Fisheries and Ocean Sustainability are conducting a study of the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on commercial fishermen and their livelihoods in the Northeast US. Study organizer, Dr. Victoria Ramenzoni says: “There are … Continued

NOAA Sea Grant American Lobster Research

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NOAA’s National Sea Grant Office recently announced new funding for research aimed at understanding physical and chemical changes affecting American lobster (Homarus americanus) in the Gulf of Maine as well as a regional lobster extension program. Collectively, the research projects … Continued

U.S. Shellfish Landings Decline Study

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Researchers studying the sharp decline between 1980 and 2010 in documented landings of eastern oysters, northern quahogs, softshell clams, and northern bay scallops have identified possible causes. Warming ocean temperatures associated with a positive shift in the North Atlantic Oscillation … Continued