News tagged with oysters

Study puts some mussels into Bay restoration

Restoring oysters—and their ability to filter large volumes of water—is widely seen as a key way to improve the health of Chesapeake Bay. New research makes this calculus even more appealing, showing ...

Sep 08, 2014
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Hard of herring? Not us, say crabs (Update)

In new research published in the journal Proceedings of the Royal Society B, Northeastern University professor Randall Hughes and her team at the Marine Science Center in Nahant, Mass. are the first to sho ...

Jun 18, 2014
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Stuck in the middle with oysters and crabs

Northeastern University ecologist David Kimbro claims to have watched a lot of TV growing up, particularly The Brady Bunch. "You could kind of get a flavor for how an episode was going to turn out based on ...

May 08, 2014
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Acidification, predators pose double threat to oysters

The once-booming, now struggling Olympia oyster native to the West Coast could face a double threat from ocean acidification and invasive predators, according to new research from the University of California, ...

Jan 15, 2014
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