Industry and academic leaders in the mid-Atlantic are working together to develop a market for sustainable deep-sea red crab.
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A Virginia Institute of Marine Science graduate student is using genetic markers to assess oyster restoration in the Chesapeake Bay.
A VIMS graduate student is trying to determine when and if the toxic algae Alexandrium monilatum will become a problem in the Chesapeake Bay.
For years Virginia has been the nationwide leader in growing hard clams, but in 2014 industry reached an all-time high of 243 million sold.
The Assistant Director for Extension and Knowledge Management will support Virginia Sea Grant’s role as a connector among our multiple universities by improving operations of our knowledge management infrastructure.
“When people buy seafood, they don’t want to know what’s happening behind the scenes…Having a hand in that process makes me feel like I have some sort of accomplishment,” says Bob Lane.
Shellfish industry, regulators, and scientists have been collaborating to improve biosecurity in interstate transfers along the East Coast.
On March 10, 2015, Virginia Institute of Marine Science (VIMS) hosted the 23rd Chefs’ Seafood Symposium.
On March 10, 2015, Virginia Institute of Marine Science hosted the 23rd Chefs’ Seafood Symposium, highlighting the deep sea red crab.
In a VIMS study, the more an oyster was infected with the disease Perkinsus marinus, the less likely it was to harbor vibrios, leading scientists to take a closer look at breeding for disease tolerance.
The VCPC is evaluating the issue of local government authority under the Dillon Rule to help Virginia localities effectively adapt to sea level rise.
This Spring, two VCPC students will work with the James River Association to assess the storage of unregulated chemical substances along the James River.
This Spring, two VCPC students will examine a system of drainage ditches across Matthews County that often floods into nearby roads and properties.
This Spring, a VCPC student is researching the impacts of coal tar sealants on the Chesapeake Bay watershed.
A VCPC student is working with the Nansemond River Preservation Alliance to research oyster grounds in the Nansemond River.
Sarah Pease shared her research on harmful algal blooms at the 2015 Project Participants’ Symposium.
At the 2015 Project Participants’ Symposium, Stephanie Smallegan discussed her work studying the erosion of barrier islands during hurricanes.
On January 29, 2015, Virginia Sea Grant Director Troy Hartley gave his annual report to the attendees of the Virginia Sea Grant 6th Annual Project Participants’ Symposium.
Understanding how red algae habitats affect juvenile blue crab survival could make it easier to predict adult populations.