Month: January 1996

Royal Red Shrimp: An Emerging Deep Sea Fishery in the Northeast

N. Balcom, J. Leamon and W.I. Bomster This report provides insight into the potential of a new fishery targeting royal red shrimp (Pleoticus robustus). The authors assess the market for a profitability of royal red shrimp caught off the southern New England and the mid-Atlantic coasts, and investigate the cost of outfitting a commercial vessel […]

Shipping Study II: Biological invasions by nonindigenous species in United States Waters-quantifying the role of ballast water and sediments. (Parts I and II)

L.D. Smith, et al. This study examines the roles of ballast water and ballast sediments from foreign ports as vectors for the transport and release of nonindigenous species into U.S. coastal waters and ecosystems. It specifically examines the transport of ballast to Chesapeake Bay from global hot spots. 132 pp. Publication Number CONN-T-96-001 Available in […]