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Haverford/Bryn Mawr College tour of RUMFS

On Friday 4/1, SEBS alums Dr. Talia Young and Dr. Jennifer Walker brought a group of undergraduate students from Haverford and Bryn Mawr Colleges (in PA) plus staff from the Fishadelphia Community Seafood Program to visit the Rutgers University Marine Field Station (RUMFS) in Tuckerton. The visitors toured, learned about...

Rutgers and Atlantic Shores Deploy Wind Lidar

The Rutgers University Center for Ocean Observing Leadership (RUCOOL) and the Rutgers University Marine Field Station (RUMFS) has collaborated with Atlantic Shores Offshore Wind to install a wind LiDAR (light detection and ranging) instrument alongside the causeway leading to RUMFS in Tuckerton, NJ. This fully autonomous sensor platform, owned and...

Seeking a Director of Rutgers University’s Marine Field Station

The Department of Marine and Coastal Sciences at Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, is seeking a motivated tenure-track, academic year, faculty to join a collaborative statewide community as Director of the Rutgers University Marine Field Station (RUMFS). While the full range of faculty positions will be considered, preference...

Ecology and Conservation of Sharks

(above) A tagged male pelagic thresher shark returns to a seamount in the Philippines to be cleaned of parasites. Two cleaner fish (wrasse) can be seen grooming the shark’s flank and cloaca. The acoustic transmitter tag is visible trailing from the dorsal fin, where it was inserted by a diver...

School of Barracuda Tracking Remus

A school of barracuda follows an autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) as seen from an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV, or drone). The AUV team of New Jersey Agriculture Experiment Station (NJAES) and Department of Marine and Coastal Sciences (DMCS) staff and faculty was supporting a mission by the Florida Institute of...

Infrastructure Improvements

The last two years have seen an increase in infrastructure improvements at the Marine Field Station.  The much-needed boat basin dredging was completed in December 2018 after being on hold since Superstorm Sandy.  Several other large projects have recently begun. A complete renovation of the wet lab, including new fish...