Fisheries

Delaware Sea Grant’s Annual Report Informs Community About Latest Efforts

Science fuels innovation, and innovation fuels the economy. Recognizing this fundamental connection, Delaware Sea Grant (DESG) has promoted the wise use, conservation and management of coastal and ocean resources since 1976 by supporting scientific research with real-world benefits. DESG uses...Read more

Mini-Grant: Preliminary assessment of new technology for oyster purification

Investigator: Dennis McIntosh — Delaware State University

Mini-Grant start date: September 1, 2016

To improve seafood safety, post-harvest processing of shellfish is becoming the industry standard. A mini-grant has been awarded to researchers at Delaware State University to test...Read more

2016 Delaware Sea Grant Annual Report

The Delaware Sea Grant College Program’s 2016 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 the...Read more

Sea Talk Video - Proper Fishing Bait Disposal

This is Sea Talk: Ocean News from the University of Delaware.
 
Do you enjoy fishing? Watch those bloodworms! Live bait worms that are imported from outside the region may carry unwanted hitchhikers, like small crabs and snails, in their seaweed packaging. These tiny non-...Read more

15 Second Science

Learn something new in a flash by watching our 15 Second Science video series. The playlists below are organized by episode category. You can watch them all on this page, or visit our YouTube...Read more

2015 Delaware Sea Grant Annual Report

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 the...Read more

Sustainable Fisheries and Aquaculture

Delaware Sea Grant research and outreach efforts catalyze new product innovations to keep the U.S. seafood industry financially competitive and environmentally responsible. Our experts...Read more

Healthy Coastal Ecosystems

Resource managers are faced with an array of environmental problems and issues, both natural and human-influenced. Delaware Sea Grant research informs environmental policy to help protect public health, economic stability and overall quality of life...Read more

Delaware Sea Grant, partners work to prevent introduction of non-native species

At the end of a long morning, a Mid-Atlantic fisherman packs his tackle box and upends his bait bag into the water, releasing any remaining worms and seaweed used as packing material back into nature. While this may seem like a natural course of action, it could actually put the local ecology at...Read more

Sustainable fishery predictor

University of Delaware researcher Jonathan Cohen is using a new technology to analyze and quantify zooplankton in the Delaware Bay.

Zooplankton are millimeter to centimeter scale organisms that live in water. A diverse and ecologically significant group of animals, they range in size from...Read more

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