Milford’s NOAA Laboratory is an Aquaculture Leader

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 […]

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Two Words to Save the Fishing Industry: Sanctuary and Spillover

Habitat is where fish make more fish. And New England needs more fish.

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Let’s Rebuild All U.S. Fish Populations and Prevent Overfishing

What Long Island Sound fish is a hard fighter, voracious eating machine, and plays baseball in Bridgeport, Connecticut?

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What’s the Prognosis for Long Island Sound’s Fish? We Asked the Doctor

Several factors causing major issues in Long Island Sound.

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Fridays in the Field #5: Dr. Syma Ebbin of CT Sea Grant & UConn Avery Point

Dr. Ebbin discusses nitrogen, overfishing, and the need for better management practices.

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Save the Sound Restores Fish Passage on the Pequonnock River

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.

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On Anniversary of Sandy, New Opportunities for Resiliency

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.

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