AP reports UMaine to receive NOAA grants for aquaculture research
The Associated Press reported the University of Maine will receive funding from NOAA Sea Grant, which supports fishery and coastal projects, for aquaculture research. Three researchers at UMaine’s Aquaculture Research Institute will receive more than $700,000 to work on ways to address the issue of sea lice in salmon farming, according to AP. Another UMaine research team will receive nearly $700,000 for a project to help sustainable development of aquaculture with water quality data, the article states. U.S. News & World Report, Bangor Daily News and The News Tribune carried the AP article.