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Virginia Marine Resource Bulletin

2007

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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

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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 ...