URI Developing Techniques for Tuna Aquaculture

A University of Rhode Island professor is leading the first effort in the United States to breed tuna in a land-based aquaculture facility to meet the growing demand for one of the ocean’s top predators.

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Save The Bay … Scallop

JERUSALEM, R.I. — On a cold November morning, Rob Hudson ambles aboard a boat docked at the state Department of Environmental Management’s fish and wildlife facility in Snug Harbor and makes his way onto Narragansett Bay, optimistic that his nets have snared plenty of scallops. But he’s not going to eat them or sell them on the open market.

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