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Review of how fish hear could lead to better understanding of how fish are affected by sound disturbances in the ocean

July 28, 2020
A new literature review published by University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science scientists is the first of its kind to bring together a broad pool of studies of thousands of species of fish to help understand how fish hear.

The life of an oyster: Spawning

July 16, 2020
Things are never busier or filled with more expectation than the months approaching spring in an oyster hatchery. Such was the scene at the Horn Point Laboratory, which began removing broodstock (oysters) from the Choptank River in January in preparation for this past spring's spawn. Learn about how Horn Point's Oyster Hatchery begins their process of producing oysters

Pat Glibert elected president of international society of marine researchers

July 10, 2020
Pat Glibert has been elected by her scientific peers as the incoming President of Association for the Sciences of Limnology and Oceanography (ASLO). “Being elected President of ASLO by its members is a well deserved affirmation of Pat's many contributions to this leading professional society of researchers who study both freshwater and marine waters around the world.” said Mike Roman, Director of University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science’s Horn Point Laboratory.

Don Boesch receives 2020 Sustained Achievement Award from Renewable Natural Resources Foundation

July 8, 2020
The Renewable Natural Resources Foundation (RNRF) has awarded University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science President Emeritus Don Boesch with its 2020 Sustained Achievement Award for a long-term contribution and commitment to the conservation and protection of natural resources by an individual.

Faculty Profile: Matt Gray on Oyster Aquaculture

July 1, 2020
I'm really interested in the different services that shellfish provide. The most obvious service is as food. We grow them and eat them. Other uses include shoreline stabilization and as habitats for other commercial and ecologically important species. Then there's other services that people are probably more familiar with, such as water filtration and improvement to the clarity and quality of waterways.

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