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A shell disease that has long troubled the lobster industry in southern New England may be spreading north to Maine, the Boston Globe reported. more
PROVIDENCE – The Department of Health is advising restaurants, markets and consumers that raw and undercooked oysters and hard clams harvested from waters with specific lot numbers in Norwalk and Westport, Conn., have been named as the source of a number of illnesses related to the bacteria Vibrio parahaemolyticus, which can cause serious illness. According to the department, among the distributors who received the recalled shellfish was a distributor in Rhode Island, American Mussel. more
The last thing a marine researcher wants is for all her sea stars to die in their tank. Yet that is exactly what happened to University of Rhode Island student Caitlin Del Sesto last May when she was working on a research project for her invertebrate zoology class. more
Save The Bay’s Narragansett Baykeeper talks about heavy rains’ impact on the state’s natural estuary. more
WASHINGTON – U.S. Sens. Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse last month announced more than $2.2 million in federal funding for two Rhode Island conservation programs: the state’s Coastal Management Program and the Rhode Island Sea Grant. more
On a modified lobster boat docked at the University of Rhode Island’s Narragansett Bay campus, aquaculture professor Terry Bradley is getting ready for a fishing trip to catch some yellowfin tuna. more
Save the Bay is set to reopen its Exploration Center and Aquarium this weekend, nearly nine months after Superstorm Sandy flooded the center’s filtration electrical equipment. more
David Taylor has been measuring mercury in fish for the past eight years. The associate professor of marine biology at Roger Williams University targets the main types of fish people catch with a rod and reel and take home to eat. more
Scientists and students from the University of Rhode Island and Roger Williams University are documenting seaweed species statewide to track changes in biodiversity, an interest spurred by the rising numbers of invasive seaweed species found on the Rhode Island coast every year. more
Global warming, not just over fishing may be a contributing factor to the dwindling stocks of cod, WBUR-FM 90.7, Massachusetts Public Radio reported. more
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