Learn about aquaculture research at the NOAA Fisheries Lab in Milford, including a brief historical outline of the ground-breaking shellfish aquaculture research conducted there. The talk will include information about the current status of aquaculture in the Northeast and an overview of the recent projects aimed at understanding how an expanding aquaculture industry interacts with the environment.
Presenter: Mark S. Dixon, whose recent field projects have been completed in Long Island Sound, coastal Massachusetts, coastal Rhode Island, and waters offshore of California and Massachusetts. He is an active member of the lab's dive team and a NOAA Science Diver.
Lifelong Learners programs are co-sponsored by Stratford Senior Services & Stratford Library. All programs are free and open to the public.