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May 2013

Let Em Down Easy: Returning a Fish to Deep Water

When deepwater anglers catch and release, it is sometimes hard for fish to get back down, which could end in fish fatality. Knowing the signs of barotrauma and ways to combat it, however, can help.

Publication Trifecta Examines Genetic Biocontrol of Invasive Fish

Scientific advances make genetic engineering a reality, but that does not make it supported by current U.S. governance and framework. Three Sea Grant publications recently explored the topic.

Fish Parasites

From flukes to infections, fish are subject to some nasty things; fortunately, that does not need to affect your love of eating fish. Here are some things you can do to avoid parasites during your next fishy meal.

Getting Graphic: Invasive Species vs. Student Designers

College of St. Scholastica students recently took on a worthy opponent when they signed on for a Stop Aquatic Hitchhikers!TM and HabitattitudeTM graphic design project.

Staff Updates

We have award-winning colleagues! MNSG researcher Brandy Forsman won a scholarship to share research findings, and Judy Zomerfelt won an Outstanding Project Award from the University of Minnesota Duluth.

Did Ja Know?

Don't let parasites scare you! Fish are a good source of nutrients, and it is very unlikely that you will get a parasite while eating fish.

Bow Watch

Spring 2013

Director Jeff Gunderson takes a look at how the late coming of spring this year affects Lake Superior and reminds everyone to keep in mind the difference between weather and climate.

New Publications & Services

Products and Publications

Check out our latest publications, including Life of the Lakes: A Guide to the Great Lakes Fishery; People of the Sturgeon: Wisconsin's Love Affair with an Ancient Fish; and more.

 


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