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Marine Resource Bulletin Vol. 45, No. 1, Virginia Sea Grant, Virginia Institute Of Marine Science Jan 2013

Marine Resource Bulletin Vol. 45, No. 1, Virginia Sea Grant, Virginia Institute Of Marine Science

Virginia Marine Resource Bulletin

In This Issue

Taking Stock of Working Waterfronts 2

An inventory of Virginia’s working waterfronts will help communities maintain the water access that is crucial to a variety of marine business and recreational uses.

Up Close 6

Virginia Sea Grant researcher Jessica Thompson and her students are taking a careful look at how an important little fish uses man-made living shorelines.

Global Aquaculture Starts at Home 8

Aquaculture is an important component of the future world food supply, and VASG staff are helping ensure it will be profitable and safe —in Virginia and around the world.

Virginia Sea Grant ...


Marine Resource Bulletin Vol. 44, No. 2, Virginia Sea Grant, Virginia Institute Of Marine Science Jul 2012

Marine Resource Bulletin Vol. 44, No. 2, Virginia Sea Grant, Virginia Institute Of Marine Science

Virginia Marine Resource Bulletin

In This Issue

Research Ready 2

Virginia Sea Grant supports a portfolio of science and social science research that has tangible benefits for coastal ecosystems and communities. Some of these exciting research efforts are featured in this issue.

Terrapin Files 4

Diamondback terrapins face a variety of threats—from coastal development to crab fishing. A team of VASG-funded researchers are mapping terrapin habitat and threats to aid in the development of effective management strategies.

Nutrient Flow in Clam Aquaculture 8

Virginia’s Eastern Shore is home to a fast-growing clam aquaculture in - dustry. This photo-essay features research on the effects ...


Marine Resource Bulletin Vol. 44, No. 1, Virginia Sea Grant, Virginia Institute Of Marine Science Jan 2012

Marine Resource Bulletin Vol. 44, No. 1, Virginia Sea Grant, Virginia Institute Of Marine Science

Virginia Marine Resource Bulletin

In This Issue

Focus on Students 2

Virginia Sea Grant is helping to train the next generation of experts— from undergraduate marketing students to Ph.D. researchers to photog - raphy interns. Throughout this issue, we feature exciting student work.

Leading Learning 4

A team of students and faculty from the University of Virginia are help - ing the City of Virginia Beach prepare for and adapt to sea level rise.

Tasting the Wares 8

More than 200 people attended the Tidewater Oyster Gardeners Association’s 2nd Annual Half Shell Oyster Tasting event in November. This photo-essay presents some of the images ...


Marine Resource Bulletin Vol. 43, No. 1, Virginia Sea Grant, Virginia Institute Of Marine Science Jan 2011

Marine Resource Bulletin Vol. 43, No. 1, Virginia Sea Grant, Virginia Institute Of Marine Science

Virginia Marine Resource Bulletin

In This Issue

Lessons in Green Fish Farming 2

One Eastern Shore aquaculture operation is pioneering the use of alternative energy solutions in Virginia fish farming—and hoping to set an example for other marine businesses in Virginia and beyond.

Building a Living Shoreline 6

This fall at Deltaville Yachting Center, volunteers gathered to help the owners find a more natural way of combatting coastal erosion. See how they did it in this photo-essay.

Working Waterfronts and Waterways 8

Coastal populations are booming, making access to the water a national problem. Virginia Sea Grant is collaborating with several other programs ...


Marine Resource Bulletin Vol. 42, No. 2, Virginia Sea Grant, Virginia Institute Of Marine Science Jul 2010

Marine Resource Bulletin Vol. 42, No. 2, Virginia Sea Grant, Virginia Institute Of Marine Science

Virginia Marine Resource Bulletin

In This Issue

Scientists in the Classroom 2

The PERFECT Program is taking marine science graduate smdents out of their labs and into K-12 classrooms. Last year, nine VIMS smdents taught in local schools and developed their science communication skills in the process. This fall, a new cohort of scientists-in-training is poised to enter the program.

Spadefish Aquaculture 8

VIMS and Virginia Sea Grant researchers have reared this popular sportfish through the entire life cycle in captivity, opening the way to farming the species for food, for the aquarium trade, or for stock enhancement.

Planning Underwater I0

More and more ...


Marine Resource Bulletin Vol. 42, No. 1, Virginia Sea Grant, Virginia Institute Of Marine Science Jan 2010

Marine Resource Bulletin Vol. 42, No. 1, Virginia Sea Grant, Virginia Institute Of Marine Science

Virginia Marine Resource Bulletin

In This Issue

From Discovery to Market 2

Virginia Tech’s Zhiyou Wen is looking for a way to capitalize on a chance connection between the biodiesel industry and the demand for omega-3 fatty acids. Algae that grow on waste glycerol from biofuel production can turn that byproduct into omega-3s for use in a variety of foods and nutritional products.

Marketer, Educator, Processor …and waterman 6

One Virginia fishing family is taking on all of these roles and more to sell their catch directly to consumers at farmers’ markets. They are also spreading the word to other watermen about the ...


Marine Resource Bulletin Vol. 41, No. 1, Virginia Sea Grant, Virginia Institute Of Marine Science Mar 2009

Marine Resource Bulletin Vol. 41, No. 1, Virginia Sea Grant, Virginia Institute Of Marine Science

Virginia Marine Resource Bulletin

In This Issue

Forecasting the Rising Tide 2

Coastal Virginia is one of the most vulnerable areas in the country to sea-level rise. With help from Sea Grant, VIMS researchers are helping Virginia communities predict and prepare for the increasingly frequent floods that climate change and rising seas will bring.

Trabajadores 6

The new workforce in seafood processing is a growing population of seasonal migrant workers—almost all of them hispanic. Sea Grant is helping these workers and the foods they process stay safe by providing specialized on-the-job training in Spanish.

Sowing the Seeds 10

A technique called spat-on-shell is ...


Marine Resource Bulletin Vol. 40, No. 1, Virginia Sea Grant, Virginia Institute Of Marine Science Oct 2008

Marine Resource Bulletin Vol. 40, No. 1, Virginia Sea Grant, Virginia Institute Of Marine Science

Virginia Marine Resource Bulletin

In This Issue

From Deadliest Catch to Sustainable Catch 2

Can the deep-sea red crab go from "generic crabmeat" to certified sustainable delicacy?

Captain Jon Williams thinks so, and he's enlisted the help of Virginia Sea Grant extension agents for research into methods of keeping the crabs alive onshore, as well as cooking, packaging, and marketing them.

Teachers Navigate the Web 6

This summer, the Web site that is teachers' preferred source for reliable marine science resources got a facelift. Virginia Sea Grant educators developed the Bridge a decade ago, and the site remains strong in the age of ...


Marine Resource Bulletin Vol. 39, No. 3, Virginia Sea Grant, Virginia Institute Of Marine Science Oct 2007

Marine Resource Bulletin Vol. 39, No. 3, Virginia Sea Grant, Virginia Institute Of Marine Science

Virginia Marine Resource Bulletin

IN THIS ISSUE

Cobia Research Helps Aquaculture 2

Cobia (Rachycentron canadum, L.) have many characteristics that make them a promising species for aquaculture production. However, there are a few obstacles to be overcome before mass production takes off. Virginia Sea Grant is funding research on larval morphology in cobia that may help develop commercial feed and improve survivability of larval cobia.

Reality Science 5

The Global Ocean Observing System (GOOS) is a network of observing platforms that measure and collect data on the state of the oceans. The wealth of data collected by GOOS is available not only to scientists ...


Marine Resource Bulletin Vol. 39, No. 2, Virginia Sea Grant, Virginia Institute Of Marine Science Jul 2007

Marine Resource Bulletin Vol. 39, No. 2, Virginia Sea Grant, Virginia Institute Of Marine Science

Virginia Marine Resource Bulletin

In This Issue

The Fish that Saved Jamestown 2

This year, America celebrated the 400th anniversary of the founding of Jamestown. However, one crucial player in the Jamestown story may have been forgotten amid all the festivities - the Atlantic sturgeon - the "fish that saved Jamestown." Erin Seiling pulls together historic artifacts and notes that detail how important the species was to the colony.

State of the Sturgeon 6

As a species, Atlantic sturgeon are millions of years old, but much is still unknown about these ancient fish. Researchers at Virginia Sea Grant and the Virginia Institute of Marine Science have ...


Marine Resource Bulletin Vol. 39, No. 1, Virginia Sea Grant, Virginia Institute Of Marine Science Mar 2007

Marine Resource Bulletin Vol. 39, No. 1, Virginia Sea Grant, Virginia Institute Of Marine Science

Virginia Marine Resource Bulletin

IN THIS ISSUE

Working Waterways and Waterfronts 2007 2

Conference announcement from Virginia Sea Grant.

A Tale of Three Cities 3

Waterfront access is an issue that affects waterfront users, both large and small. This article highlights struggles three of the nation's largest commercial fishing communities- Gloucester, Massachusetts, Fulton's Fish Market in New York and Fisherman's Wharf in San Francisco - have faced in recent years. Each story provides insight in coping with diminishing waterfront access that may be applied to our own local communities.

Coastal Culture and its Change of Character 7

New development along the Eastern ...


Marine Resource Bulletin Vol. 38, No. 1, Virginia Sea Grant, Virginia Institute Of Marine Science Oct 2006

Marine Resource Bulletin Vol. 38, No. 1, Virginia Sea Grant, Virginia Institute Of Marine Science

Virginia Marine Resource Bulletin

In This Issue

Workboat Racing: A Bay Tradition 2

Workboat races have a long and storied history on the Chesapeake Bay. Since the early 1980s, Virginia Sea Grant has been involved in bringing this bay tradition to the forefront of local waterfront celebrations. Jon Lucy provides a history of the boats, the watermen and the modern-day race events.

Why Every Marina Should Be A Clean Marina 7

The Virginia Clean Marina Program promotes voluntary environmental protection. The program, designed to protect and promote clean waterways, has been widely successful in the state. Tom Murray and Pete Hall discuss the process ...


Marine Resource Bulletin Vol. 37, No. 1, Virginia Sea Grant, Virginia Institute Of Marine Science Mar 2005

Marine Resource Bulletin Vol. 37, No. 1, Virginia Sea Grant, Virginia Institute Of Marine Science

Virginia Marine Resource Bulletin

In this Issue

Brave New World - Charlie Petrocci 2

Taking Over the Neighborhood - Sally Mills 7

Angling for Answers - Kon Lucy 14

A New Niche for Fluke - Andrea Correa de Yalowitz 18

News From the Point 20


Marine Resource Bulletin Vol. 36, No. 3, Virginia Sea Grant, Virginia Institute Of Marine Science Dec 2004

Marine Resource Bulletin Vol. 36, No. 3, Virginia Sea Grant, Virginia Institute Of Marine Science

Virginia Marine Resource Bulletin

In This Issue

Breathing New Life Into an Old Trade  Sally Mills

The Intracoastal Waterway: Connecting People & Communities  Charlie Petrocci

Economic Assessment of AIWW Needed The Indoor Ocean: A View of Marine Finfish Aquaculture Across Virginia  Angela I. Correa

Clean Marina Program Welcomes 2 More to its Ranks  Sally Mills

News from the Point

New Publication


Marine Resource Bulletin Vol. 36, No. 2, Virginia Sea Grant, Virginia Institute Of Marine Science Jul 2004

Marine Resource Bulletin Vol. 36, No. 2, Virginia Sea Grant, Virginia Institute Of Marine Science

Virginia Marine Resource Bulletin

In this Issue

Fishing for Facts: Shark Research & 2 Conservation in Action - W. Matthew Shipman

Studying the Mysterious Denizens of the Deep The VIMS longline survey continues. Find out what we know, and don’t know, about sharks along the Virginia coast.

A Popular Dinner Guest - Charlie Petrocci

Tagging Program Provides Insight on Flounder- Jon Lucy Summer flounder are sought after by both commercial and recreational fishermen, and this season has witnessed lots of action.

Slowing Down the [e]Waste Stream - Sally Mills

One Man’s Hard Drive Doing some summer cleaning? If your closet is filled with an old ...


Marine Resource Bulletin Vol. 36, No. 1, Virginia Sea Grant, Virginia Institute Of Marine Science Mar 2004

Marine Resource Bulletin Vol. 36, No. 1, Virginia Sea Grant, Virginia Institute Of Marine Science

Virginia Marine Resource Bulletin

Dameron Marsh in the Morning - Randall Shank

Been to the Northern Neck recently? Now you can view the

Chesapeake amid the meandering salt grasses at Dameron Marsh.

How Clean is Clean Enough? - Sally Mills

Responses of organisms to even low doses of contaminants

sparks questions about clean-up at industrial sites.

10,000 Years of Feasting - Charlie Petrocci

Celebrate warmer temperatures and head east to attend one of

Virginia’s upcoming seafood festivals.

Waste Not - Angela Correa

Two methods of transforming waste into valuable compost mutually

benefit the seafood industry and the Chesapeake Bay.

News from the Point

International Collaborations - Bycatch ...


Marine Resource Bulletin Vol. 35, No. 2, Virginia Sea Grant, Virginia Institute Of Marine Science Oct 2003

Marine Resource Bulletin Vol. 35, No. 2, Virginia Sea Grant, Virginia Institute Of Marine Science

Virginia Marine Resource Bulletin

In This Issue

Surfacing for Science By Katherine Mansfield 2

Where Rail and Water Meet: A Look Back in Time at the Town of West Point By Billy Mills 9

High Stakes, High Hopes By Pauli Hayes 12

Master of the Reef By Charlie Petrocci 15

Education Corner 18

News from the Point 20


Marine Resource Bulletin Vol. 35, No. 1, Virginia Sea Grant, Virginia Institute Of Marine Science Mar 2003

Marine Resource Bulletin Vol. 35, No. 1, Virginia Sea Grant, Virginia Institute Of Marine Science

Virginia Marine Resource Bulletin

In This Issue

Terraforming Chesapeake Bay By Standish K. Allen, Jr., Robert Brumbaugh, & David Schulte

An Outpost for Hunting & Fishing By Charlie Petrocci

Vanishing Dunes of the Chesapeake By C. Scott Hardaway, Jr.

Reducing Discards in the Black Sea Bass Trap Fishery By Robert Fisher

News from the Point


Marine Resource Bulletin Vol. 34, No. 2, Virginia Sea Grant, Virginia Institute Of Marine Science Oct 2002

Marine Resource Bulletin Vol. 34, No. 2, Virginia Sea Grant, Virginia Institute Of Marine Science

Virginia Marine Resource Bulletin

In This Issue

Providing Sanctuary to An Old Friend By Dr. Romuald Lipcius & Jacques van Montfrans

Making a Case for the Oyster: Putting Ecological Benefits into Economic Terms By Thomas J. Murray When it Comes to Wild Ponies, Legends and Lore Abound By Charlie Petrocci

’Tis the Season for a Storm Surge By Dr. Carl H. Hobbs, III

Using Aquaculture to Slay the SOLs By Angela

Correa Bay Sites are Magnets for Cobia and Flounder By Jon Lucy

News from the Point


Marine Resource Bulletin Vol. 34, No. 1, Virginia Sea Grant, Virginia Institute Of Marine Science Jul 2002

Marine Resource Bulletin Vol. 34, No. 1, Virginia Sea Grant, Virginia Institute Of Marine Science

Virginia Marine Resource Bulletin

CONTENTS

FEATURES ON EDUCATION

  • Recruiting Marine Scientists for the Future by Sally Mills
  • Resources for the Classroom & Beyond
  • Life-long Learning Outside the Classroom by Sally Mills
  • Reaching Out to Watermen & Their Families by Charlie Petrocci

NEW PUBLICATIONS

ANNOUNCEMENTS


Marine Resource Bulletin Vol. 33, No. 3, Virginia Sea Grant, Virginia Institute Of Marine Science Jan 2002

Marine Resource Bulletin Vol. 33, No. 3, Virginia Sea Grant, Virginia Institute Of Marine Science

Virginia Marine Resource Bulletin

CONTENTS

FEATURES: CLAM AQUACULTURE

Clam Farming Comes of Age by Charlie Petrocci

The Business of Clams by Sally Mills

RESEARCH APPLICATIONS

A Long-term Plan to Domesticate Wild Clams by Mark Camara

Where Clams are Concerned, Colder is Safer by Angela Correa

In Search of Warm Water by Sally Mills

RECREATION

Releasing Speckled Trout by Jon Lucy

EDUCATION

ChesSIE Lives! by Susanna Musick

ANNOUNCEMENTS


Marine Resource Bulletin Vol. 33, No. 2, Virginia Sea Grant, Virginia Institute Of Marine Science Jul 2001

Marine Resource Bulletin Vol. 33, No. 2, Virginia Sea Grant, Virginia Institute Of Marine Science

Virginia Marine Resource Bulletin

CONTENTS

FEATURES: RECREATIONAL BOATING

Like Ducks Take to Water by Sally Mills & Tom Murray

Satisfying Our Boating Appetite: How Local Communities Respond "Terminal" Access by Sally Mills Exploring the Eastern Shore by Paddle by Charlie Petrocci

Stewarding Virginia's Waters by Harrison Bresee

COMMERCIAL TRADES

"Luxury" is a Relative Term by Tom Murray

A Charter Boat Can Get You There by Charlie Petrocci

DEPARTMENT NEWS Marine Educators Make Waves!

Cultured Cobia Satisfy Tastebuds by Mike Oesterling

ANNOUNCEMENTS


Marine Resource Bulletin Vol. 33, No. 1, Virginia Sea Grant, Virginia Institute Of Marine Science Mar 2001

Marine Resource Bulletin Vol. 33, No. 1, Virginia Sea Grant, Virginia Institute Of Marine Science

Virginia Marine Resource Bulletin

CONTENTS

FEATURES

Coaxing Back a Bivalve by Sally Mills

Oyster Gardeners: A Formidable Force by Shawn Stickler and Dr. Standish K. Allen, Jr.

A Safer Oyster by Angela Correa

A Passing Legacy? by Charlie Petrocci

COMMERCIAL TRADES

Fishermen: Bring Us Your Best Ideas by Tom Murray

Get Ready, Gel Set, Growl by Sally Mills

Investigating the Potential of the Suminoe Oyster by D1: Standish K. Allen, Jr.

EDUCATION

Chesapeake Bay Oyster Reefs: Living Classrooms by Vicki Clark

RECREATION Anglers: Consider the Re-release by Jon Lucy

ANNOUNCEMENTS


Marine Resource Bulletin Vol. 32, No. 3, Virginia Sea Grant, Virginia Institute Of Marine Science Jan 2001

Marine Resource Bulletin Vol. 32, No. 3, Virginia Sea Grant, Virginia Institute Of Marine Science

Virginia Marine Resource Bulletin

-Special Edition: Catch & Release-

Catch & Release: Moving from Concept to Practice

by Sally Mills

Topical Index of Symposium Presentations

Catch 'Em Again!

Marinas Provide C&R Link to Recreational Anglers

by Harrison Bresee & Sally Mills

The Ethical Angler of the 21st Century

by Charlie Petrocci

Announcements

Acknowledgments


Marine Resource Bulletin Vol. 32, No. 2, Virginia Sea Grant, Virginia Institute Of Marine Science Jul 2000

Marine Resource Bulletin Vol. 32, No. 2, Virginia Sea Grant, Virginia Institute Of Marine Science

Virginia Marine Resource Bulletin

CONTENTS

FEATURES

Virginia's Pot Fisheries by Sally Mills

Potting Black Sea Bass: An Eastern Shore Tradition by Charlie Petrocci

COMMERCIAL TRADES

Virginia Fisheries Resource Grants Benefit Oyster Fisheries by Tom Murray

Cobia Spawn in Captivity by Mike Oesterling

Update: Horseshoe Crab Research by Bob Fisher

RECREATION

Tagging Flounder & Red Drum by Jon Lucy

EDUCATION Diving Into Marine Education by Lisa Lawrence & Laura Rose

NEW PUBLICATIONS

ANNOUNCEMENTS

NATURALIST'S CORNER


Marine Resource Bulletin Vol. 32, No. 1, Virginia Sea Grant, Virginia Institute Of Marine Science Mar 2000

Marine Resource Bulletin Vol. 32, No. 1, Virginia Sea Grant, Virginia Institute Of Marine Science

Virginia Marine Resource Bulletin

CONTENTS

FEATURES

A Cobia By Any Other Name ...

Cobia Diet

Tagging Efforts Provide Insight

Cobia in the Bay: A Moving Target? by John Olney Jr.

The Old Fish Dock by Charlie Petrocci

OUTREACH & ANNOUNCEMENTS

NATURALIST'S CORNER


Marine Resource Bulletin Vol. 31, No. 1 & 2, Virginia Sea Grant, Virginia Institute Of Marine Science Oct 1999

Marine Resource Bulletin Vol. 31, No. 1 & 2, Virginia Sea Grant, Virginia Institute Of Marine Science

Virginia Marine Resource Bulletin

CONTENTS

FEATURES

A New Approach to American Shad Management by Sally Mills

Tagging Programs in Full Swing by Sally Mills and Jon Lucy

Rockfish Return with Vigor by Charlie Petrocci

Will Healthy Biofilms Yield a Safer Harvest? by Angela Correa

Catch and Release "Catches On" by Charlie Petrocci

SOMETHING AFLOAT

A new section devoted to enterprises that apply the science in the field and on the water ANNOUNCEMENTS

PUBLICATIONS & OUTREACH

NATURALIST'S CORNER

A look at natural events tied to the season


Marine Resource Bulletin Vol. 30, No. 1 & 2, Virginia Sea Grant, Virginia Institute Of Marine Science Jan 1998

Marine Resource Bulletin Vol. 30, No. 1 & 2, Virginia Sea Grant, Virginia Institute Of Marine Science

Virginia Marine Resource Bulletin

Contents

Introduction 3

Scallop Medallions 4

Recent Sea Scallop Research 8

The Northwest Atlantic Sea Scallop Fishery: An Overview of Problems and Potential Solutions 12

The Bridge 17

Seasons of Change Bring A Change in Species For Virginia Sport Fishermen 18

New Publications 22

National Catch and Release Symposium 23


Marine Resource Bulletin Vol. 29, No. 1 & 2, Virginia Sea Grant, Virginia Institute Of Marine Science Jan 1997

Marine Resource Bulletin Vol. 29, No. 1 & 2, Virginia Sea Grant, Virginia Institute Of Marine Science

Virginia Marine Resource Bulletin

Contents

Tunas Atlantic Bluefin Management

Virginia's Offshore Fishing

Wachapreague: Home of Virginia's Oldest Charterboat Fleet Schooling

Temerature, Temperature: The Key to Tuna Storage

State-of-the-Art Tags

Tunas in the Western Atlantic

Recent Publications


Marine Resource Bulletin Vol. 28, No. 2 & 3, Virginia Sea Grant, Virginia Institute Of Marine Science Jul 1996

Marine Resource Bulletin Vol. 28, No. 2 & 3, Virginia Sea Grant, Virginia Institute Of Marine Science

Virginia Marine Resource Bulletin

Contents

The Experiment

Virginia's Native Oyster: Its Complicated Demise Oyster Shell Use

Oyster Biology

In Some Sort of Regard

The Geographical Distribution of C. virginica, C. gigas and C. rivularis

Change, Change, Change

Crassostrea gigas, Under Scrutiny

Mosaics

The Plan

Introductions

Recent Publication