Handling a Changing Seafood Economy

May 2019 • Volume 18, Number 1

A Different Fish Story

Buying seafood used to mean picking out fresh rockfish and oysters from a local market right next to where the boats came in. Now that a buy-local movement is taking hold, will customers forego the grocery-store salmon in favor of fare sourced from local waters?  more . . .

From Astronauts to Aquaculture

In 1959, NASA teamed up with Pillsbury to prepare food that wouldn’t spoil in space. When those efforts expanded to seafood, Sea Grant and its Extension specialists were there to help processors, restaurants, and fishermen keep their catch safe. Those safety protocols created a whole new customer base for protein from the sea.  more...

Seeding the Future

It’s a long way from the murky waters of Baltimore, Maryland, to the clear blue Mediterranean Sea. But thanks to Maryland Sea Grant funding almost three decades ago, Constantinos Mylonas is using techniques honed at the Inner Harbor to grow fish – and with it an aquaculture industry – on the island of Crete in Greece.  more...

Handling a Slippery Baitfish

Former Maryland Sea Grant fellow Emily Liljestrand keeps her eye on menhaden’s movements. more...

Meet the Extension Specialist

Cathy Liu came a long way, but now the Chesapeake Bay is home. more...

Maryland’s 2019 Knauss Fellows

Meet the next class of the prestigious Sea Grant fellowship. more...

Maryland Sea Grant Welcomes Eva May

Our newest staff member talks turtles, touring spots, and future research plans. more...
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