The first issue of the Connecticut newsletter for the American Lobster Research and Extension Initiative, a project of seven Northeast Sea Grant programs including Connecticut Sea Grant, is now available.
“The Connecticut Seafood Survey: Assessing Seafood Consumption, Knowledge, Behaviors and Preferences of Connecticut Residents” offers information to better understand current eating habits and how to get more seafood into Connecticut residents’ diets — especially shellfish, fish and seaweed from local waters.
This newly updated guide compiles information to help anyone get started in recreational shellfishing. It describes the types of shellfish (clams, oysters, etc.) found in this region and explains where to obtain permits, prices, contacts and other information specific to each Connecticut coastal town.
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: February 2018 January 2017 January 2016 January 2015 December 2013 January 2013 September 2011 December 2009 December […]
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 […]
Free brochure describes safe handling of molluscan shellfish to keep them fresh and safe to eat. Download here
A printable brochure about Vibrio bacteria and how to reduce your risk by handling seafood properly and keeping it chilled.
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
Ebbin, S.A. 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.