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.
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.