This 16-page booklet provides a summary of the key issues and state of the science pertaining to harmful algal blooms as presented in “Harmful Algal Blooms: A Compendium Desk Reference,” to improve management and response. Print copies are available from Connecticut Sea Grant by contacting: firstname.lastname@example.org.
“Keys to the Larvae of Common Decapod Crustaceans in Long Island Sound,” a 48-page guide to the early life stages of lobsters, crabs and shrimp, was published this spring by Connecticut Sea Grant and Project Oceanology. Written by Howard “Mickey” Weiss, Project O founder and senior scientist, it includes black-and-white drawings identifying the main parts of the anatomies of various decapods, as well as color photos of more than a dozen species. For a free download of 21 MB copy, go to: Weiss Decapod Crustacean larvae book_Web
To purchase a print copy for $8 plus shipping, contact Andrea Kelly at: email@example.com. Please reference the title and publication number CTSC-17-09.
- Letter from the Editor (Page 2)
- As Connecticut's Landscape Goes, So Goes the Sound (Page 4))
- Long Island Sound Fish Respond to Warming Water (Page 8)
- Marshes on the Move (Page 11)
- Can Copepods Cope? (Page 12)
- Legal Challenges in the Face of Sea Level Rise(Page 15)
- Coastal Towns Awash in Hard Choices (Page 19)
- Where Have All the Baby Horseshoe Crabs Gone? (Page 22)
If you would prefer a print copy of Wrack Lines, please contact Connecticut Sea Grant.
Lisa Wahle and Nancy Balcom
Connecticut Sea Grant has revised its old favorite, “Living Treasures: Plants and Animals of Long Island Sound” has more beautiful line drawings and updated expanded text. Reading level: middle school. Also in Spanish translation: Tesoros Vivientes. Single copies are FREE! Shipping charges apply for bulk orders.
Nancy Balcom and Lori Pivarnik
Newsletter published by Connecticut and Rhode Island Sea Grant concerning seafood safety issues. Please contact us if you would like to be added to our mailing list! Published Bi-annually.
Most recent issue: January 2017
Connecticut Shellfishing GuidanceT. Getchis and Kristin DeRosia-Banick
This newly updated guide compiles information to help anyone get started in recreational shellfishing. It gives a rundown on what types of shellfish (clams, oysters, etc.) are found in this region and also includes information on where to go for permits, prices, contacts, etc. with information specific to each Connecticut coastal town.
Free: Download here
92-page illustrated handbook shows how to culture 4 ecologically and economically important seaweeds native to New England. They are kelp, nori, Gracilaria and Chondrus. UConn and University of New Hampshire research teams give your their expertise.
Free. Download here
2013. Wrack Lines Magazine Vol. 13 No. 2.
Theme: adapting to realities of climate change
2013. Cost-Efficient Climate Change Adaptation in the North Atlantic. Connecticut Sea Grant. Report for the NOAA North Atlantic Regional Team and Sea Grant. 246 pp.
Free brochure describes safe handling of molluscan shellfish to keep them fresh and safe to eat.