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
Sarah Redmond, Lindsay Green, Charles Yarish, Jang Kim and Christopher Neefus.
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
Companion 6-part video series, Seaweed culture in New England
Free brochure describes safe handling of molluscan shellfish to keep them fresh and safe to eat.
A printable brochure about Vibrio bacteria and how to reduce your risk by handling seafood properly and keeping it chilled.
This brochure may be printed and distributed.
Robert Pomeroy, Richard Pollnac, Alexander Maas, Jonathon Peros, Sam Grimly, Anne Hayden, Teresa Johnson
This report concerns the concept of catch-shares management in New England Fisheries. Concerns that stakeholders expressed in a Sea Grant survey commissioned by EDF to facilitate joint problem-solving are categorized and summarized.
Free. Download here.
Robert Pomeroy, Nancy Balcom and Emily Kieley
An economic assessment was conducted using questionnaires distributed to commercial lobstermen, in response to concerns about the lack of recovery of the industry from a massive die-off in 1999. This report compiles and analyzes the responses received.
Free. Download here
2009. Institutional and Ethical Dimensions of Resilience in Fishing Systems: Perspectives from Co-Managed Fisheries in the Pacific Northwest, Marine Policy, Volume 33, Issue 2, March 2009, Pages 264-270.
This guide gives locations, contacts, and information about regulations and fees for shellfishing in Connecticut’s coastal towns, as well as information on the various resources that can be taken.
Publication Number CTSG-04-06
Supin Wingbusarakum and Robert S. Pomeroy
A set of socioeconomic guidelines for sites in the Pacific Ocean, developed by the Community Conservation Network (CCN) with input from the Pacific Socioeconomic Monitoring Steering Committee.
Download free copy from website