Although it has been the site of pioneering work in aquaculture for over 90 years, few Connecticut residents are aware of the lab’s contribution to science, the local and national economy, or even of its existence. The first in a series on NOAA’s Milford Laboratory. Since our earliest colonial days, New England’s fisherman have been harvesting shellfish commercially […]
Habitat is where fish make more fish. And New England needs more fish.
What Long Island Sound fish is a hard fighter, voracious eating machine, and plays baseball in Bridgeport, Connecticut?
Several factors causing major issues in Long Island Sound.
Dr. Ebbin discusses nitrogen, overfishing, and the need for better management practices.
One of the biggest problems facing fish in the Long Island Sound region is Connecticut’s abundance of dams and other barriers that make it difficult to migrate upstream and spawn. Some of our most important work is removing these barriers.
We must look for opportunities to enhance the natural benefits of marshes, dunes, and river systems that not only help prevent disastrous flooding but also provide ecological benefits to our region 365 days a year.