Fisheries, Aquaculture, and Marine Debris

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The UNH Sustainable Fisheries and Aquaculture Program

The UNH Sustainable Fisheries and Aquaculture Program connects University research and knowledge with expertise in coastal communities to address challenges facing coastal ecosystems and resource-dependent industries.  

Our Approach:

  • Strong partnerships
  • A needs-based strategy
  • Interdisciplinary solutions
  • Impact focused
  • N.H. fisherman showing off their farm-raised steelhead trout.
    N.H. fisherman showing off their farm-raised steelhead trout.
  • Father and son fishermen from the Yankee Fishermen's Cooperative haul back their catch
    Father and son fishermen from the Yankee Fishermen's Cooperative haul back their catch
  • Marine Debris cleanup
    Marine Debris cleanup

Aquaculture

Our aquaculture efforts help fishermen and entrepreneurs develop environmentally sustainable and profitable aquaculture businesses.

Fisheries

Sustainable fisheries programming helps fishermen stay on the water while conserving marine resources.

Marine Debris

Marine debris collected thru NHSG Marine Debris Extension Efforts

We help remove marine debris that affects marine life, recreation, fisheries and poses health and safety hazards in our waters and beaches.

About Us

 
Erik Chapman (Fisheries), Gabriela Bradt (Fisheries and Marine Debris), Michael Chambers (Aquaculture)  

Contact Information:

Dr. Erik Chapman - N.H. Fisheries and Aquaculture Program Leader, Fisheries Extension Specialist, erik.chapman@unh.edu, 603-862-1935

Dr. Gabriela Bradt - Fisheries Extension Specialist, gabriela.bradt@unh.edu, 603-862-2033

Dr. Michael Chambers - Aquaculture Extension Specialist, michael.chambers@unh.edu, 603-862-3394