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Are Sea Cucumbers a Cleanup Solution to Fish Farm Pollution?


By Yale School of the Environment. Seafood farm operators are breeding and deploying sea cucumbers to vacuum up the massive amounts of fish waste that pose a major problem for their industry. It is part of an effort to redesign fish farms with multiple species so that they work more like… SEE MORE

New Wetland Park in Delaware Solves Decades of Flooding Issues


From NOAA’s Office of Coastal Management. The Takeaway: A formerly contaminated area in Delaware has been turned into a park that restores and enhances existing wetlands, provides a recreation area for the community, and hosts a stormwater management facility that reduces flooding. A new 1,800-foot handicap-accessible route runs through the… SEE MORE

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Orange Beach boat lands potential record blue marlin


By DAVID RAINER. When word got around that Orange Beach boat “Best Trait” was headed to Orange Beach Marina with a huge blue marlin on board, a crowd quickly gathered at the marina to watch the weigh-in. As the 55-foot Viking sportfishing vessel owned by Scott Crump, of Jasper, arrived… SEE MORE

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Out on the Edge of Trawler Design


By Rasmus Nygaard, in charge of business development at the 86-year-old, Denmark-based vessel design company Knud E. Hansen, is promoting a whole new approach to trawler design. “We’re thinking about the future,” says NyGaard. To that end, the company has created a suite of designs for vessels, including trawlers,… SEE MORE

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Our Recap of the 2023 Fort Lauderdale Boat Show


By US Harbors. We had a great time at the Fort Lauderdale Boat Show last month. The weather was spectacular: sunny with super strong, constant winds throughout the event. It was indeed the windiest show we’ve seen in the 5 years we’ve been covering the show, but since it kept… SEE MORE

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High Tide Flooding Outlook for November 2023


By US Harbors. Coastal Flooding Predictions for November 2023 NOAA is predicting possible high-tide flooding both in the middle, and at the end, of the month in various locations across the country. Although the high-tide flood outlook is a bit quieter than October, locations in the Galveston, Texas area may… SEE MORE

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5 Money-Saving Tips for Easy Boat Cleaning


By Captains Preferred Products. Your boat may be expensive, but your cleaning routine doesn’t have to be. Marine vessels are known to be income-draining (it’s a popular joke among owners that “boat” stands for “Bankruptcy on a Trailer”) but taking the right steps to preserve yours will increase both its… SEE MORE

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