VIMS scientists star in new children’s book

childrens-book-vims-2-20140323-001Taking head counts of fish isn’t glamorous work, but it’s made literary stars of sorts out of a team of researchers at the Virginia Institute of Marine Science. A new non-fiction children’s book called “Counting the Fish in the Sea” depicts the ongoing efforts of Jim Gartland, multispecies survey leader at VIMS, and his colleagues to gather wide samples of fish species in order to gauge the overall health of the ocean. The book is written for children ages 8 to 12. Read more here dailypress.com 22:04