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Farming Sea Scallops in Maine Offers New Opportunities and Builds Community Resilience
The aquaculture of sea scallops in Maine has been developing for about 20 years. Farming sea scallops offers an opportunity to diversify the seafood harvesting business and increase resiliency for coastal communities built around seafood production.
Gray Seals: Sentinels of Our Shared Marine Habitat
Thanks to the Marine Mammal Protection Act and other wildlife laws, gray seals are recolonizing their historic habitat. Researchers are studying their recovery on the North Atlantic coast–and finding insights into the health of the marine ecosystem.
The Mighty Oyster
The Northeast Fisheries Science Center's Milford lab is studying how shellfish farms improve water quality and provide fish habitat in coastal communities through "ecosystem services."