Tagged Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences

Fish Talk in the News – Friday, August 17th

This week in Fish Talk in the News: Canadian lobster fishermen reach a deal with processors; a New Bedford scalloper sues the federal government over harsh fines; infections grow in Massachusetts striped bass; the “rust tide” strikes Buzzards Bay; New Hampshire promotes new oyster farms; the Bigelow Laboratory receives $1 million in grants; and fishermen are concerned with poor data on monkfish. … More Info »

What Single-Celled Diatoms Know That We Can’t Seem To Take Seriously

A recent study from the Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences reveals that increased precipitation, likely due to climate change, is correlated with a drastic reduction in primary productivity levels in the Gulf of Maine. Phytoplankton, the organisms responsible for fixing carbon from the atmosphere and the oceans, are at the very base of the marine food web. … More Info »