Sustainable management of marine resources helps build resilient coastal communities with strong economies, profitable commercial fisheries, and a wide range of recreational opportunities.
- Annual event raises funds for VIMS (July 2014) The Colonial Sail & Power Squadron raised more than $5,000 during its fifth annual fundraising event for VIMS on July 19th.
- VIMS alumna brings environmental education to urban river (July 2014) The Elizabeth River Project has placed VIMS alumna Sarah Sumoski at the forefront of their latest effort to restore the iconic Elizabeth River.
- Value of Virginia aquaculture reaches all-time high (April 2014) Annual survey of shellfish aquaculture shows Commonwealth's growers sold $45.1 million in clams and oysters in 2013, up 24% from 2012.
- VIMS hosts Working Waterfronts Workshop (March 2013) Researchers, lawyers, planners, community leaders, and local watermen gathered at VIMS last week for a Working Waterfronts Workshop.
- Juvenile striped bass rebound in Virginia waters in 2013 (October 2013) VIMS survey records average number of young-of-year stripers; scientists say rebound will help stabilize rockfish population after last year's Baywide low recruitment.
Advisory Service Reports
- Murray, T. J. 2006. Economic activity associated with the inaugural "Virginia In-Water Boat Expo," September 9-11, 2005. Virginia Institute of Marine Science, VSG-2006-1, Gloucester Point, VA.
- Kirkley, J. 2005. The Potential Economic Impacts on Virginia's Economy of the Closure of One Crab Processing Plant. Virginia Institute of Marine Science, 2005-1, Gloucester Point, VA.
- Kirkley, J., K. McConnell, and W. Ryan. 2000. Economic aspects of allocating striped bass among competing user groups in Virginia. Virginia Institute of Marine Science, 2000-05, Gloucester Pt., VA.
- Virginia Sea Grant College Program. 1999. A plan to improve the competitiveness of the blue crab processing industry and the quality of crab meat products in the U.S. marketplace. Virginia Sea Grant College Program, [S.l.].
- Kirkley, J., N. Bockstael, K. McConnell, and I. Strand. 1999. The Economic Value of Saltwater Angling in Virginia. Virginia Sea Grant Marine Advisory Program, Virginia Institute of Marine Science, 99-2, Gloucester Point, VA.
- Oesterling, M. J., and C. Adams. 1997. Economic and business considerations for small-scale soft crab production. Virginia Institute of Marine Science, Gloucester Point, VA.
- Kirkley, J. 1996. Virginia's Net Fisheries: A Preliminary Economic Overview. Virginia Institute of Marine Science, Gloucester Pt., VA.
- Kirkley, J. E., W. D. DuPaul, and M. J. Oesterling. 1995. Regulating the blue crab, Callinectes sapidus, fishery in Virginia : biological and economic concerns. Virginia Sea Grant's Marine Advisory Program, School of Marine Science, Virginia Institute of Marine Science, College of William and Mary, 63, Gloucester Point, Va.
- Kirkley, J. E., and W. D. DuPaul. 1995. Standardizing fishing effort & individual transferable effort programs in the sea scallop, Placopecten magellanicus, fishery. Virginia Sea Grant, Virginia Institute of Marine Science, School of Marine Science, College of William & Mary, 59, Gloucester Point, Va.
- Thacker, S. G. 1994. The economic impact of marine aquaculture on Virginia's Eastern Shore. School of Marine Science, Virginia Institute of Marine Science, College of William and Mary, Gloucester Point.
- Berquist, C. R., C. H. Hobbs, Virginia Division of Mineral Resources, United States Minerals Management Service, and University of Texas at Austin Bureau of Economic Geology. 1986. Assessment of economic heavy minerals of the Virginia Inner Continental Shelf. Commonwealth of Virginia, Dept. of Mines, Minerals and Energy, Division of Mineral Resources, Charlottesville, Va.
- Van Engel, W. A., F. J. Wojcik, and Virginia Institute of Marine Science. 1965. Catch and value of the Chesapeake Bay blue crab, 1880-1960. Virginia Institute of Marine Science, Gloucester Point, VA.
- Van Engel, W. A., F. J. Wojcik, and Virginia Institute of Marine Science. 1965. Catch and value of various American crustaceans, 1929-1960. Virginia Institute of Marine Science, Gloucester Point, VA.
- Bailey, R. S., and Virginia Dept. of Conservation and Economic Development. Division of Planning and Economic Development. 1958. Let's be oyster farmers. Division of Planning and Economic Development, Richmond, Virginia.
Five Most Recent Journal Articles
- Graves, J.E. and A.Z. Horodysky, 2015. Challenges of estimating post-release mortality of istiophorid billfishes caught in the recreational fishery: A review. Fisheries Research, 166: p. 163-168. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.fishres.2014.10.014
- Wu, Z.Y., et al., 2014. Recent geomorphic change in LingDing Bay, China, in response to economic and urban growth on the Pearl River Delta, Southern China. Global and Planetary Change, 123: p. 1-12. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.gloplacha.2014.10.009
- Hudson, K. and T.J. Murray, 2012. Economic Contributions of Virginia Shellfish Aquaculture. Journal of Shellfish Research, 31(1): p. 298-299.
- Gregalis, K.C., et al., 2012. Evaluating the Performance of Vertical Longlines to Survey Reef Fish Populations in the Northern Gulf of Mexico. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society, 141(6): p. 1453-1464. http://doi.org/10.1080/00028487.2012.703154
- Diaz, R.J. and R. Rosenberg, 2011. Introduction to Environmental and Economic Consequences of Hypoxia. International Journal of Water Resources Development, 27(1): p. 71-82. http://doi.org/10.1080/07900627.2010.531379