Natural Stress Relief: Oysters, Both Wild and Farmed, Clean Polluted Marine Waters

A single oyster can filter up to 50 gallons of water daily. The bivalve’s most important service is removing nitrogen from marine waters that could trigger toxic algal blooms.

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Scup Project Works to Bring Little Fish to the Masses

Commercial fishermen and chefs are working on a plan to make scup, a small fish found in abundant numbers in local waters, more desirable to consumers.

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Climate Change Increases Risk of Fisheries Conflict

A team of fisheries scientists and marine policy experts, led by a University of Rhode Island researcher, examined how climate change is affecting the ocean environment and found that the changing conditions will likely result in increased fisheries-related conflicts.

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