$1.7 Million Grant to Aid Fishing Industry

Photo/Florida Museum of Natural History
Photo/Florida Museum of Natural History

A federal agency has awarded a University of New England researcher and his colleagues $1.7 million for a research project they hope will help increase revenues for the fishing industry, according to an article on MaineBiz.biz.

The project will research the mortality rate of winter skates, a cartilaginous fish closely related to stingrays, when discarded from catching nets.

Read more about the $1.7 million grant to help the fishing industry.