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Understanding the acoustic qualities of different marine habitats can lead to new insights on biodiversity
This interdisciplinary project explores blue crab biology and ecology in support of sustainable fisheries management.
Building a DNA barcode library of the fish and invertebrate species of Chesapeake Bay.
The Chesapeake Bay Otter Alliance aims to understand the ecology and biology of local river otters and educate about these amazing creatures.
Research to inform conservation of River Herring in Chesapeake Bay
The goal of this project is to understand the effects of non-native fishes on estuarine food webs and ecosystems.
The goal of this project is to understand and reduce the negative impacts of derelict fishing gear in the Maryland portion of the Chesapeake Bay.
The goal of this project is to gain insight into population and community dynamics of fish and macro-invertebrates in a representative subestuary of the Chesapeake Bay
MarineGEO is a global partnership tracking the vital signs of nearshore marine life to understand how and why it’s changing, and to better manage for resilient marine ecosystems
The goal of the Movement of Life Initiative is to develop the science, technology, and analytical tools and models to conserve and manage movement as a critical process for maintaining biodiversity and healthy ecosystems.
Promoting healthy oyster reef ecosystems through sustainable harvest and restoration.
Investigating how multiple stressors associated with climate change will affect the Bay’s oysters
SERC scientists want to learn how land uses affect habitat for migratory herring in the Chesapeake Bay watershed.