UMS Research and Innovation Speaker Series Feb 6th

February 6, 2023
“Maine’s First Soft-Shell Clam Recruitment Monitoring Network: Highlighting a Statewide Fishery Crisis Through Citizen Science”

Brain BealBrian Beal
Professor of Marine Ecology
University of Maine Machias

Dr. Beal studies the ecology and natural history of many commercial marine shellfish species in eastern Maine. His research combines ecology and mariculture; providing critical information about how to grow these species and how organisms interact. He works with others to provide new economic and educational opportunities to the people of downeast and coastal Maine.