• Currently in the Works

    28 January, 08:20 PM

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    It’s officially Spring semester 2009. I’ve been in graduate school for two years.

    In the Fall I took my final course, Geostatistics for Fishery Applications, which resulted in this:

    Fantastic, right? It’s a kriged map of yellowtail flounder abundance based on my tagging data. It’s a bit out of context because it’s only from a portion of the data, but there is potential here.

    After a whirlwind Fall...

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  • "Surprisingly Cute"

    9 October, 02:19 PM

    Comment [2]

    Um, I’ll say.

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  • How a Trawl Works

    2 October, 03:27 PM

    Comment [5]

    So a month ago (yes, I am extremely punctual) Brian sent me a link to this google earth photo asking, “what are those trails behind [the boats]? Is that engine exhaust? I’m assuming these are trawlers? Could this be something being kicked up from the nets?”

    He suggested I blog the questions, should I ever get around to answering them. So here we go. This is a generic sketch...

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  • List the Wolffish?

    2 October, 11:53 AM

    Comment [1]

    The Cape Cod Times has an article today about listing the Atlantic Wolffish, Anarhichus lupus. While concerns about the population of this tasty bycatch are not unfounded, more research is needed before placing the species on the ESL creates more regulations on the already tightly-controlled trawl fleet. This stock is characterized as “data poor” by NOAA Fisheries, who has characterized it as a species of concern (pdf, sorry)...

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  • Commercial Fisheries News Article

    29 August, 11:33 AM

    Comment [4]

    My thesis project was featured in the August edition of Commercial Fisheries News. Click here to read the article.

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