SEANET Faculty Spotlight: Brian Beal, Part 1

Dr. Beal is a professor of marine ecology at the University of Maine at Machias. In this latest SEANET Spotlight Video, Dr. Beal describes his work and the balance he’s established between teaching and research, including at the Downeast Institute. Dr. Beal’s research is mostly concentrated on soft-shell clams, but his most recent work includes growth and commercialization studies conducted with Arctic surf clams. Dr. Beal’s research discoveries attribute to SEANET’s Innovations in Sustainable Aquaculture research Theme, with a focus on furthering Maine’s aquaculture industry.