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FUNDED PROJECTS

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2023

Extension

Topic:

Rebooting the Northeast Aquaculture Extension Network: A Skills Training and Mentorship Program for Extension Professionals

NOAA Milford Laboratory

2023

Health

Topic:

The Northeast Bivalve Hatchery Health Collaborative: Preventing Larval Mortalities in Northeast Hatcheries

University of Rhode Island

2023

Finfish

Topic:

Developing Structual Engineering Guidelines for Open Ocean Aquaculture Installations

University of New Hampshire

2023

Shellfish

Topic:

Impact of Waterbirds on Fecal Coliform Levels at Floating Gear Oyster Aquaculture Operations

University of Rhode Island

2022

Shellfish

Topic:

Identification of Hard Clams Resistant to HN Disease and Development of Diagnostic Test Methods.

Roger Williams University

2022

Finfish

Topic:

Improving Lumpfish Grow-out Production: Optimizing Feed Strategies

Universtiy of New Hampshire

2022

Finfish

Topic:

Improving Lumpfish Breeding and Spawning

USDA ARS National Cold Water Marine Aquaculture Center Maine

2021

Shellfish

Topic:

Tautog (Tautoga onitis) early life stage optimization in aquaculture systems: spawning, culture density, and diet through metamorphosis

Ward Aquaculture Farms Massachusetts

2021

Shellfish

Topic:

Development of Resistant Bay Scallop Strains for Aquaculture in the Northeast

The Research Foundation of the State University of New York

2020

Nutrition

Topic:

Aquaculture Biotechnology for the Enhancement of Live Feed Production

Roger Williams University

2020

Shellfish

Topic:

Quantifying Farm-Scale Ecosystem Services Provided by Eastern Oyster Aquaculture in the Northeast

Rutgers University

2020

Shellfish

Topic:

Scallop Research Collaborative

University of Maine

2020

Business

Topic:

Understanding Public Perceptions Associated with Design and Siting of Potential Aquaculture Projects

University of Rhode Island

2020

Shellfish

Topic:

Expanding Green Sea Urchin Production by Removing Key Aquaculture Challenges

University of Rhode Island

2020

Finfish

Topic:

Vaccinating the Mucosal Surfaces of Commercially Important Fish Species

University of Maine

2020

Shellfish

Topic:

Oyster Microbiome Changes Resulting from Different Winter Storage Methods

Rutgers University

2020

Finfish

Topic:

Increasing Minority Professional Participation in Urban Aquaculture and Public Aquariums

Cheyney University of Pennsylvania

2019

Shellfish

Topic:

Optimizing the Performance of the Bottle Upweller System for Enhanced Shellfish Nursery Production

Roger Williams University

2019

Shellfish

Topic:

Comparing the Performance of Diploid and Triploid Eastern Oysters in the Northeast

Stony brook University New York

2018

Shellfish

Topic:

Sustainable and Cost-effective Aquaculture Waste-Sludge Reutilization System in Integrated Multitrophic Aquaculture and Horticulture Systems

University of New Hampshire

2018

Finfish

Topic:

Improving Hatchery Techniques of Lumpfish (Cyclopterus lumpus) for Use as a Cleaner Fish to Control Sea Lice in Atlantic Salmon and Steelhead Trout Net Pens

University of New Hampshire

2018

Finfish

Topic:

Evaluation of Natural Astaxanthin Produced by Microalgae as a Potential Pigment Source for Atlantic Salmon (Salmo salar) Feed

USDA ARS National Cold Water Marine Aquaculture Center Maine

2018

Shellfish

Topic:

Novel anti-predator Coatings for Shellfish Aquaculture

Ward Aquaculture Farms Massachusetts

2018

Shellfish

Topic:

Regional Comparison of Off-Bottom Oyster Cages as Marine Habitat in the Northeast

Rutgers University

2017

Shellfish

Topic:

Identification of the Cause of Hemic Neoplasia in Mercenaria mercenaria and Development of Management Methods

Roger Williams University

2017

Business

Topic:

Inventory of Barriers in the Northeast that Limit the Aquaculture Industry

University of Maryland

2016

Finfish

Topic:

A NOVEL APPROACH TO PREVENT SUPER CHILL IN ATLANTIC SALMON

University of Maine

2016

Shellfish

Topic:

Development of phage-based diagnostic test for the rapid detection of pathenic Vibrio speciesin bivalves

Cornell University

2014

Shellfish

Topic:

Testing and Application of Novel Probiotic Bacteria for use in Marine Aquaculture

Delaware State University

2014

NRAC

Topic:

Impact assessment of NRAC funding on aquaculture in the Northeast

University of New Hampshire

2014

Shellfish

Topic:

Development and evaluation of novel, non-toxic solutions for biofouling control and predator exclusion in shellfish aquaculture

University of Connecticut

2014

Nutrition

Topic:

White worm, Enchytraeus albidus, production and marketing for live aquaculture feed

University of New Hampshire

2014

Shellfish

Topic:

Safe Feedstocks for Bivalve Aquaculture

University of Rhode Island

2014

Shellfish

Topic:

Hatchery and Nursery Technologies for Improved Production of Blue Mussels

Marine Biological Laboratory

2013

Finfish

Topic:

Teleost spermatozoal transcriptomes: requisite foundation for functional genomics, sperm quality and male fertility

University of Maryland

2013

Shellfish

Topic:

Measuring flow within shellfish growout systems: developing and evaluating a logging mini-flow meter

Roger Williams University

2013

Shellfish

Topic:

There is a Gold in Them Thar Mussels; Testing the Feasibility of Golden Mussel Culture for Branding and Market Expansion of Farmed New England Mussels

Martha's Vineyard Shellfish Group

2013

Finfish

Topic:

Workshop to Identify Constraints towards developing a Commercial eel aquaculture industry using Recirculating Aquaculture System (RAS) technology

University of New England

2013

Extension

Topic:

Sponsorship of the Northeast Aquaculture Conference & Exposition

Maine Aquaculture Innovation Center

2012

Shellfish

Topic:

Algal-Bacterial Interactions in Shellfish Hatcheries

University of Maine

2012

Finfish

Topic:

Striped Bass Selection for Marine Culture

University of New Hampshire

2012

Shellfish

Topic:

Genetic marker-assisted selection of Northeastern hard clams for QPX resistance

SUNY - Stony Brook

2012

Shellfish

Topic:

Identification and Isolation of Novel Probiotic Bacteria for use in Marine Aquaculture

Delaware State University

2012

Shellfish

Topic:

New Tools To Prevent Bacterial Diseases In Shellfish Hatcheries

University of Rhode Island

2012

Shellfish

Topic:

Improved Grow-out Methodologies for Razor Clams

University of Maine

2010

Health

Topic:

Aquaculture health hazards -- developing outreach services to the region's farmers via extension and aquatic animal health professionals -- using a HACCP approach

University of Connecticut

2010

Shellfish

Topic:

Shellfish STEM-GIS (ShellGIS) Development for Improved Siting and Farm Management

Maine Aquaculture Innovation Center

2010

Shellfish

Topic:

Developing improved management practices for mussel farming in southern New England

Marine Biological Laboratory

2010

Finfish

Topic:

BREEDING RESISTANCE TO SEA LICE AND ISAV IN ATLANTIC SALMON

University of Maine

2010

Shellfish

Topic:

Optimization of Hatchery and Culture Technology for Razor Clams

University of Maine

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