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Offshore Mussels Make a Splash
Senator Judd Gregg (R-NH) joined University of New Hampshire faculty and students in Portsmouth today to celebrate the nation’s first commercial offshore mussel farm. more >

It's a Buoy!
"Aquamanna" cleared customs yesterday, and will soon be anchored at the Atlantic Marine Aquaculture Center's offshore demonstration site. more >

Winter Flounder on the Fast Track to Recovery
New research indicates that winter flounder is a good candidate for stock enhancement, in which juvenile fish hatched from wild brood stock are raised in captivity and released into the wild. more >

Join the Conversation
Scientists from the Atlantic Marine Aquaculture Center and local fishermen will discuss the UNH offshore aquaculture project as part of a NH Sea Grant Roundtable more >

UNH to Co-host U.S. / Canada Sustainable Aquaculture Workshop
The University of New Hampshire, the Canadian Consulate General, and the National Research Council of Canada are teaming up to host “Technology Partnership in Sustainable and Open Ocean Aquaculture,” a workshop to be held Nov. 1 and 2 at UNH. more >

GreatBay Aquaculture Receives Grant to Enhance Atlantic Cod Production
United States Senator John Sununu (R-NH), chairman of the Commerce Committee’s National Ocean Policy Study Subcommittee announced that Portsmouth’s GreatBay Aquaculture will receive $249,000 in funding. more >

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in the news UNH gets $355K for aquaculture research

The Union Leader: Welcome to the Blue Revolution

Seacoast Online: The next seafood frontier: The ocean

Seacoast Online: NOAA awards funds to Portsmouth aquaculture firm, UNH

The Portsmouth Herald: Reinventing shellfishing

Portsmouth Herald: Saving the flounder

Union Leader: 1,000 flounder released to help raise stocks

Portsmouth Herald: UNH working on offshore fish farming

Portland Press Herald: Gulf of Maine at center of new fish-farm debate

The Christian Science Monitor: How offshore fish farms can be safe