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A full-course meal for oyster larvae

April 1, 2021
Oyster larvae at University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science’s Horn Point Laboratory receive a gourmet selection of algae, both flagellates and diatoms, grown in house, to aid in their growth and survival in their early stages of life. Their specially curated diet by hatchery employees gives larvae the best possible chance at growing into its final oyster form and Horn Point’s Hatchery has it down to a science.

COHEN, AMJV PARTNERSHIP RECEIVES NFWF AWARD

March 1, 2021
An Appalachian Mountains Joint Venture (AMJV) Partnership proposal was selected as one of 12 projects receiving more than $1.9 million in National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) grants to restore forest and freshwater habitat in central Appalachia.

Ecolabeling can benefit shellfish aquaculture

February 16, 2021
Faculty members Matt Gray and Louis Plough and students share the potential benefits of applying Ecolabels to shellfish aquaculture. They argue more research is needed to understand how different modes of oyster aquaculture impact ecosystem services.

Chelsea Fowler wins USM COVID-19 awareness messaging competition

February 15, 2021
Graduate student Chelsea Fowler was selected as one of six winners of the University System of Maryland (USM) COVID Research & Innovation Task Force's Public Health Challenge to highlight creative ways the USM community and Marylanders can stay safe and healthy while waiting for a vaccine.

Alumna Deborah Bronk named president-elect of Oceanography Society

February 15, 2021
UMCES' Horn Point Laboratory alumna Deborah Bronk, President and CEO of the Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences, has been named president-elect for The Oceanography Society (TOS).

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