It’s not always apparent, but even lake sturgeon can suffer ill effects from well-known aquatic invasive species.
President Obama’s just-announced 2013 budget includes funding to restore the Cat Island chain in southern Green Bay.
Apply now for a one-year fellowship in Washington, D.C., through the Sea Grant program to learn more about marine science and marine policy.
Marshfield High School continues its domination of the marine-science competition.
In a winter of thin ice and warm temperatures, the message to spearfishing aficionados is clear: Be careful out there.
Spearing before the advent of the ice shanty.
Sea Grant’s Chris Bocast and Ron Bruch, a biologist with the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, are investigating the biological processes that produce sturgeon “thunder.” Sturgeon have now been discovered to be in the company of whales, elephants and other large animals that produce infrasonic sound.
A brief history of slippery, ever shifting sturgeon spearing laws.
As part of the lead-up to the launch of the 80th annual sturgeon spearing season on Feb. 11, our outreach specialist shares some thoughts about the unique experience of sturgeon culture.
UW-Milwaukee’s School of Freshwater Sciences recently received a remotely operated vehicle from Collins Engineers Inc. The Milwaukee firm is supporting the work of aspiring underwater engineers, and other Sea Grant-funded researchers with the technology.