URI Professor Part of Worldwide Study on Impacts of Bottom Trawling on Seabed Health

A worldwide study on the impacts of bottom trawling, which accounts for a quarter of the world’s seafood harvest, has found that seabeds are in good health where trawl fisheries are sustainably managed.

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Large Spring Migration of Menhaden Lures Fishing Vessels Into Narragansett Bay

The Atlantic menhaden fishery is largely dominated by industrial interests that remove the nutrient-rich forage fish in bulk by trawlers to make fertilizer and cosmetics and to feed livestock and farmed fish.

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With Restaurants Shuttered, Oyster Farmers Face Market Collapse

The owners of two Rhode Island aquaculture operations are diversifying their offerings and trying to stay positive as oyster sales have declined significantly during the coronavirus pandemic.

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