Winter Flounder Twice a week, Richard Harris, Harbor Watch director and Pete Fraboni, associate director, board a refurbished wooden oyster boat that has long outlived its 10-year life expectancy, drop a chain-weighted trawl with a fine-meshed net, and slowly collect and study the bottom-dwelling inhabitants of Norwalk Harbor.

In the 22 years that Harbor Watch has been studying the patterns of the marine inhabitants of Norwalk Harbor, they have seen the decline, and complete disappearance, of many species that had once been plentiful, but the results coming from this year’s scientific study have been surpisingly positive in the form of an explosion in the juvenile winter flounder population.

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