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SMAST Issued Patent
SMAST Issued Patent
Researchers at UMass Dartmouth's School of Marine Science and Technology have been issued a U.S. Patent for technology that would help along New Bedford's waterfront. The technology uses an onboard 3D camera system to help monitor commercial fishing vessels and manage depleted fish stocks...
NOAA Administrator Visit
NOAA Administrator Visit
The chief of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration was in New Bedford Tuesday, meeting with fishermen, touring the port, and visiting the UMass Dartmouth School of Marine Science and Technology. At SMAST, Administrator Kathryn Sullivan spoke about possible reasons behind shrinking groundfish stocks...
Research Grants Awarded
Research Grants Awarded
A University of New Hampshire-based group is funding three research projects that will focus on spawning groundfish in New England waters. Groundfish include species such as cod and haddock that have high economic value. The three awards from the Northeast Consortium total more than $335,000...
Fishery Research Funds
Fishery Research Funds
State Representative Antonio Cabral has included funding for fisheries research at a local institution in the next fiscal year's proposed state budget. The $450,000 included in the budget proposal would be allocated for the University of Massachusetts' School of Marine Science and Technology...
Fate Of Fisheries
Fate Of Fisheries
New Bedford Mayor Jon Mitchell was among those attending a summit meeting Monday in Boston on ways to sustain Massachusetts fisheries. Step one says Mitchell is having the Federal Government improve its science. Mitchell says better science should lead to fairer regulations for fishermen...

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