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Harmful algal blooms in the Chesapeake Bay are becoming more frequent, scientists show

A recent study of harmful algal blooms in the Chesapeake Bay and its tributaries by the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science show a marked increase in these ecosystem-disrupting events in the past 20 years Continue reading Harmful algal blooms in the Chesapeake Bay are becoming more frequent, scientists show

Rutgers’ oyster research at Cape May Canal draws industry out of shell

What looks like a water-purification business to many people transiting the Cape May Canal by boat is actually a research facility.

David Jones, laboratory researcher and the Aquaculture Innovation Center operations manager, said he doesn’t Continue reading Rutgers’ oyster research at Cape May Canal draws industry out of shell

Oceans Alaska Marine Science Center teaches you how to grow microalgae in the laboratory

This video was taken in the 2013, featuring Barbara Morgan of the Oceans Alaska Marine Science Center explaining her process in growing algae in the laboratory using conical flasks. The microalgae were grown as feed for the oyster farm. Continue reading Oceans Alaska Marine Science Center teaches you how to grow microalgae in the laboratory

Tasmanian shellfish industry will have to wait another week before threat from toxic algal bloom passes

Oyster growers on Tasmania’s east coast will have to wait another week to resume harvesting to after two producers were forced to stop production last week.

The threat from a toxic algal bloom is… Continue reading Tasmanian shellfish industry will have to wait another week before threat from toxic algal bloom passes