Tag Archives: Rhode Island

3D Sonar for Pelagic Fisheries Research

FarSounder fishery research

FarSounder‘s 3D sonar technology will be part of a project to increase sustainability and benefit the commercial fishing industry. The objective is to assess pelagic fish species such as menhaden and herring. The technology currently used in many fishery surveys is suitable for sampling bottom-dwelling species but not accurately assessing pelagic species.  In Rhode Island, pelagic fish, like the Atlantic

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“Ocean Shock” Interactive Web Series Details Disaster Trends for Fish Worldwide

Reuters reporters and photographers spent more than a year collecting stories and little-reported data for a series revealing a natural disaster unfolding beneath the sea. Their findings, released this week in a multi-media interactive web series called “Ocean Shock”, include the following: Fish are moving 10 times farther on average than land animals affected by rising temperatures; In the U.S.

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