Analysis of eye tissues suggests slow-growing species is Earth's oldest vertebrate, and raises concerns about potential impacts from fishing.
Experimental forecast will help Chesapeake Bay anglers better plan for the appearance of low-oxygen conditions.
Nearly 300 kids ages 8 through 12 attended the 16th annual Kiwanis Fishing Day Clinic held at the Buckroe Fishing Pier in Hampton on July 19th.
Data will fill gap in Baywide observing system, enrich York River research.
Ideas proposed by Dr. Derek Loftis and partner will enhance a mobile app that was developed to help users better monitor and respond to coastal flooding.
Professor Elizabeth Canuel was awarded the honorary title of Geochemical Fellow at the annual Goldschmidt Conference recently held in Yokohama, Japan.
Study of drifting carcasses aims to protect living sea turtles from harm.
Dr. David Forrest adds to a multi-model forecast that NOAA uses to predict the size of the low-oxygen zone that forms off the Mississippi Delta each summer.
Adventurous souls brave showers and are rewarded with fun and learning.
Hokule'a's visit to encourage sustainable seas was sparked by a chance encounter 25 years ago.
VIMS Professor John Graves was honored with the Thomas Ashley Graves, Jr. Award for Sustained Excellence in Teaching during William & Mary’s commencement ceremony on Saturday.
Development of low-power, reusable tags for gathering data on shark populations in Chesapeake Bay is one of the projects approved this spring for green-fee funding.
Partnership among scallopers and scientists at VIMS and elsewhere continues to make the U.S. scallop fishery an international model for sustainability and public-private cooperation.
Professors Mark Brush and John Hoenig will use stipends to engage students in field research and advisory service activities.
VIMS-led survey shows that bay-grass coverage increased between 2014 and 2015 from 75,835 to 91,621 acres, the highest total of the last three decades.
Grand prize in the Virginia Institute of Marine Science’s annual Marine Science Day Art Contest goes to Michelle-Marie Scott, a university administrator in Utah.
VIMS and the W&M Law School collaborate on a new climate-change website thanks to state funding and a $1.2 million grant from blue moon fund.
Virginia’s culinary community learned about native oysters and invasive blue catfish at this year’s Chefs’ Seafood Symposium.
VIMS' 2016 winter dredge survey shows another year of growth in the blue crab stock and forecasts an improved harvest in 2016.
Annual survey of shellfish aquaculture shows Commonwealth's growers sold $48.3 million in clams and oysters in 2015.
Sighting of rare cetacean is first glimpse of any whale in local waters since a dead humpback washed ashore on a Goodwin Island sandbar in 2009.
Analysis shows traditional assessment methods overestimate salt-marsh vulnerability because they don’t fully account for processes that allow for vertical and landward migration as water levels increase.
Says purported link is based on spurious data and reasoning, and calls for reconsideration of related campaign to “Save the Bay, Eat a Ray.”
Marine science juggernaut will move on to represent Virginia at the National Ocean Science Bowl in North Carolina in April.
Major funding from HUD will help VIMS continue its leadership role in efforts to increase the resiliency of Virginia’s coastal communities.
VIMS study shows that effort to remove derelict crab pots from Chesapeake Bay generated more than $20 million in harvest value for area watermen.
Former VIMS scientist now leads the chief science agency of the U.S. Department of the Interior.