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CoastalScience@Work E-Newsletter

Updates from the S.C. Sea Grant Consortium

​Issue 23 – October 22, 2021

Waves at sunrise.

Finegan Joins the Consortium

Katie Finegan, PE, recently joined the Consortium as coastal processes program specialist, a position shared with the Burroughs and Chapin Center for Marine and Wetland Studies at Coastal Carolina University.

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Waves at sunrise.

Scientists Develop Novel Fish Aging Technique

A new technique allows researchers to scan otoliths, a bony structure of the inner ear, to quickly and accurately determine fish age.

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Shrimp boats at the dock.

“Food from the Sea” Grants Support Career Development and Training

The Consortium recently received a grant from the NOAA National Sea Grant College Program for the project titled, “Developing a Blueprint for a Southeast Regional Fisheries and Aquaculture Training Center.”

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Volunteers bend over a planting site in the salt marsh.

Volunteers Sprout New Marsh Habitat

Since November 2020, more than 200 volunteers have planted nearly 90,000 smooth cordgrass (Sporobolus alterniflorus) seedlings at five locations on Edisto Island, Folly Island, West Ashley, and James Island.

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