Clavelina oblonga, an invasive marine fouling species, not only reduces diversity in communities it invades, it also interferes in their recovery following natural disasters — a process known as “succession.” New research has had funding from NC Sea Grant.
NC Sea Grant is among the partners who have updated the NC Oyster Blueprint, looking at fisheries, aquaculture, habitat and restoration topics.
A new study from North Carolina State University has found that voters and local leaders showed greater concern about plastic and other garbage in the ocean after watching kids’ presentations. North Carolina Sea Grant funded the research.
The latest edition of North Carolina Sea Grant’s award-winning publication takes a behind-the-scenes look at the seafood processing industry, explores the experiences of Black marine scientists, reveals the role that luck played in the latest breakthrough on farmed striped bass — and more.
Mollie Yacano will investigate the environmental impact of removing Phragmites, a common reed grass that invades coastal wetlands. North Carolina Sea Grant and the North Carolina Coastal Reserve and National Estuarine Research Reserve Program sponsor the fellowship, which supports work in the state’s coastal reserve system.