30 semester credit hours, including 12 semester credit hours in fisheries; marine resources or wildlife management; mariculture; marine biology; aquaculture; aquatic, marine or terrestrial ecology; zoology; marine technology; botany; limnology; hydrology; or oceanography.

Duties Description

  • Peconic Trawl Survey: 3 days per week, 7am-3pm. Crew aboard 35' trawling vessel, working with trawl nets, identifying, measuring and counting various fish and invertebrate species we encounter, operating a YSI water meter, collecting samples and helping keep the vessel clean.
  • Market Sampling: Visit various fish markets to collect fish lengths and racks (filleted fish carcasses), interaction with market owners/managers, processing (otoli

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