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Money Well Spent! $450,0000 in State Funding of Cooperative Fisheries Research at UMass Dartmouth

smast“UMass Dartmouth is fully committed to research that strengthens the scientific basis for fisheries management. Such research advanced the University’s mission to be an anchor of social and economic development for the region.” <Read more here> 08:03 Flow through fish survey video  2010 SMAST Video Survey 

MSA Re-Auth Roadshow: Testimony of Prof. Kevin Stokesbury to Congressional panel about cooperative fisheries research

smastThis written testimony by Dr. Kevin Stokesbury should be read, and forwarded to every Congressman and Senator as proof of the way forward in fishery management and stock assessments. This guy, along with some SMAST students took stuff they bought at Walmart, and literally saved the NE scallop fishery from doom, and ruin from NMFS. The Habcam scam was a slap in the face to SMAST, and the fleecing of the tax payers, and an absolute disservice to the industry when NOAA decided to eliminate SMAST from the program they pioneered. Read his testimony here. 22:25