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Deciphering the Impacts of a Changing Ocean on Scallop Fisheries

WHOI biologist Rubao Ji and colleagues, along with scientists from NOAA’s National Marine Fisheries Service and UMass Dartmouth, study the spatial distribution patterns of the scallop catch to help determine the effects of a changing climate on the industry

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Microplastics in the Ocean – Separating Fact from Fiction

WHOI scientists weigh in on the state of marine microplastics science.

New Techniques Open Window into Anatomy of Mollusks

Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) scientists are using advanced medical imaging techniques and diagnostic tools to reveal the internal structures…

Do Microplastics in the Ocean Affect Scallops?

WHOI scientist Scott Gallager is making field observations and conducting lab experiments to explore the possible effects of microplastics in the ocean on marine organisms.

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An estimated eight million tons of plastics enter our oceans each year, yet only one percent can be seen floating…

Can Clams and Oysters Help Clean Up Waterways?

Towns in Cape Cod are looking to shellfish not only as culinary treats, but as a way to help clean…