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19319
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North Carolina fishermen have made themselves a reputation. To support a fisherman and his family year round he must be mobile, and many North Carolina fishermen are proving their worth as they cross state lines into places like Florida or Massachusetts to challenge other fishermen for their catch. Ongoing projects through NC Sea Grant have sent three East Carolina University anthropologists to study just how unique North Carolina fishermen really are.
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19316
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This issues of COASTWATCH introduces new NC Sea Grant research projects that range from fisheries to coastal processes, estuaries, aquaculture, and seafood studies.
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19217
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In eastern North Carolina, farmland is lowland, so it must be drained to provide potential. But much of the freshwater drained out of the land funnels into brackish waters where young fish grow but are being inhibited by the freshwater. New research will attempt to manage this outflow in order to reap the benefits from both farmland and fish harvests.
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19184
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NC Sea Grant researcher Jeffery Johnson, an anthropologist at East Carolina University, is studying social networks among North Carolina commercial fishermen and how knowledge and adoption of technology flows amongst this group.
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19164
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Fisheries managers in North Carolina are worried about the over-fishing of the state's resources and are looking into the biological, economic, and social aspects of North Carolina fisheries to provide managers with a clearer idea of how policies may affect those they manage.
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19145
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In the last ten years, Atlantic Coast striped bass has been declining rapidly while the pressure from the commercial fishing industry has increased. North Carolina Sea Grant projects are attempting to replenish stocks with hybrids of striped bass.
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19117
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A new North Carolina Sea Grant research project attempts to pinpoint coastal areas of the state that are especially vulnerable to severe storms. This will address relief and safety issues that planners face in the face of dense coastal development.
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19138
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New North Carolina Sea Grant research is looking at how North Carolina shrimpers market the goods they catch from processing to advertising.
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19104
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Given new growth and new technology, things along the North Carolina coast are changing rapidly. To keep up with pressures, UNC Sea Grant is funding new projects that look at the seafood industry, disruption of sea grass, beach erosion, and bird nesting.
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19106
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Jerry Machemehl is studying to important questions for the North Carolina Sea Grant: What parts of the shoreline are most vulnerable to storm damage, and how can home owners survive the sometimes brutal environment of coastal North Carolina?
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Coastwatch (NoCar QH 91 A1 N62x), Vol. 7 Issue 2, Feb 1980, p3-5, il Periodical Website