RUMFS News

May 22, 2017

Rising seas could be turning Jersey’s coastal cedars into ghost forests
Article by Frank Kummer, The Philadelphia Inquirer.

September 15, 2016

‘Ghost Forests’ Appear As Rising Seas Kill Trees
Article by John Upton, ClimateCentral.org.

May 27, 2016

Our Local Sharks Prefer Seafood
Article by Pat Johnson, The Sandpaper.

January 17, 2016

LEHT marine station’s history dates back to Coast Guard
Article by Nicole Leonard, Press of Atlanic City.

December 7, 2015

Station 119: A Relic of America’s Coastal History Rescued by Rutgers. New book explores historical narrative and station’s value today for learning secrets of ocean life.
Article by Kirk Moore.

November 13, 2015

Rutgers Professors Ken Able and Malin Pinsky are featured in the newest issue of Science Magazine! The article by Marianne Lavelle is entitled "Moveable feast: As fish stocks move in response to warming, regulators struggle to keep pace."
It is available for download from ScienceMag.org (with a registered account) and as a PDF from MidAtlanticFisheries.org.

July 8, 2015

Catch our very own Dr. Thomas "Motz" Grothues on Discovery Channel's Shark Week! "Ninja Sharks" premiers at 10 PM EST. See a clip on Discovery.com.


(Photo courtesy of NOAA.gov)

October 8, 2014

Dr. Ken Able has been honored with the Dr. Nancy Foster Habitat Conservation Award, awarded by the NOAA Fisheries Office of Conservation. To read more about Ken's accomplishments and dedication to marine and coastal wetlands, through which he earned this prestigious award, check out the article on Rutgers' SEBS website and on the NOAA website.


September 9, 2014

RUMFS Director Dr. Kenneth W. Able will speak during a plenary session at the XV European Congress of Ichthyology in Porto, Portugal. He will present on early life history and habitat ecology of estuarine fishes.


April 24, 2014

Congratulations to Dr. Ken Able, Director of RUMFS, for winning the SEBS Research Excellence Award for 2014!


February 28, 2014

Many thanks to the Manasquan River Marlin & Tuna Club for their generous donation of new sonar equipment!


September 23, 2013

Rutgers fish surveys show effects of climate change (Philly.com)