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After years of low stock counts, the state’s bay scallop fishery re-opened in early 2009 on a limited basis. Nancy Lamontagne checks in on scallop biology, research and aquaculture.
The Pasquotank River may not have classic shipwrecks, but it is home to relics of barges that played critical waterfront roles. Join Jerry Allegood on a visit to Elizabeth City.
Gear modifications are deterring dolphins from net entanglements in Chesapeake Bay. Erin Seiling reports on research results by a team from the Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center working with local fishermen on a regional marine mammal study.
Pitt County students dive into aquatic sciences with the guidance of Sea Grant researchers. Kelley Bracken takes readers to a race where the slowest zooplankton wins.
North Carolina’s latest ecological invader is small, stealthy and seemingly harmless — meet the Argentine ant. Eleanor Spicer explores how these insects are displacing native ants and disrupting ecosystems on the coast and across the state.
A popular seafood cookbook, Mariner’s Menu, is now a blog based on author Joyce Taylor’s original work. Turn to page 28 for selections from this new resource focused on quality North Carolina seafood.