Fish Forensics: High-tech tracking helps herring return to historic grounds

Fish Forensics: High-tech tracking helps herring return to historic grounds

Fish passages can take many forms: anything from small metal tubes, square or round cement passages, or even wider areas underneath a bridge.

Offshore wind offers possibilities for aquaculture, recreation, research

Offshore wind offers possibilities for aquaculture, recreation, research

The survey is the first to evaluate public preference about combining offshore wind and aquaculture in Virginia.

Connecting science and community with repeat photography

Connecting science and community with repeat photography

Armed only with a phone, visitors can use our Chronolog tool to document coastal changes with repeat photography.

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Coastal & Ocean Literacy

Oysters at your doorstep: How the pandemic changed aquaculture sales

For many oyster farmers, wholesale distributors are an essential link between individual companies who harvest seafood and the public, who consume the majority of their seafood in restaurants. In March and April of 2020, aquaculture growers reported that the vast majority of their sales to processors, restaurants, and distributors were drastically reduced.

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Fellowship Blog

Acing your application: Tips for prospective fellows

It’s that time of the year again! No, I’m not talking about fall — although sweater weather, hot apple cider, the changing leaves, and Halloween make this my favorite season — but the semester where Virginia Sea Grant is seeking applicants for their fellowship.

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Coastal Communities

2021 Commonwealth Fellow to work at Department of Wildlife Resources

2021 Commonwealth Fellow to work at Department of Wildlife Resources Clay Ferguson, a Ph.D. candidate at Virginia Tech’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, has been selected as a 2021 Commonwealth Fellow. Ferguson will work with the Virginia Department of Wildlife Resources during his fellowship to help the agency incorporate climate change into its policies

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Fisheries & Aquaculture

Recirculating Aquaculture

Recirculating systems take the guesswork out of water quality and can also save hatcheries the costs of special filtration needed for water from the Bay.

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