Sharks are an often misunderstood but very important component of the marine ecosystem. Delaware Bay is a nursery area for many shark species including the smooth dogfish shark, which is one of the most common both in the bay and along the Atlantic Coast. Read more
For years, commercial eel and whelk fishers have dealt with a dilemma: They know the best bait to attract eel and whelk, locally known as conch, is a female horseshoe crab. However, harvest limits are in place to protect the Delaware Bay’s horseshoe crab population and the threatened migratory...Read more
The Delaware Sea Grant College Program’s 2015 edition of the Reporter newsletter highlights the many ways that Sea Grant scientists are serving the Delaware coast.
Published annually, Reporter encourages readers to become informed, get involved and stay connected through...Read more