The ecology and natural history of black sea bass

June6-2014-2 Fisheries biologist Gary Shepherd will educate us about this fish which is becoming more common in Rhode Island waters and a more important ecological factor and game fish. What do scientists know about its biology, trends in population, and effects on the ecosystem? The lecture begins at 6:15 and free and open to the public.

gary_shepherdGary Shepherd is Supervising Research Fishery Biologist at the NOAA Northeast Fisheries Science Center in Woods Hole, Massachusetts. He has studied black sea bass for nearly 30 years.

Weaver Auditorium is on the first floor of the Coastal Institute Kingston building on Greenhouse Road on URI’s Kingston campus. Refreshments and conversation begin at 6:15 p.m., the lecture begins at 7 p.m. For information, call the Natural History Survey at 401-874-5800.


Tuesday, February 28, 2017


doors 6:15 p.m., lecture 7:00 p.m.


Weaver Auditorium, Coastal Institute Kingston. Greenhouse Road, URI Kingston Campus.

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