NOAA Living Marine Resources Cooperative Science Center (LMRCSC)


The LMRCSC is a collaborative program initiated in 2001 between NOAA and the University of Maryland Eastern Shore (UMES) with the purpose of training students for careers in NOAA and conducting fisheries science research.

Participating universities:
University of Maryland Eastern Shore (UMES)
University of Maryland Center of Marine Biotechnology
Delaware State University
Hampton University
Savannah State University
University of Miami Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science (UM/RSMAS)

LMRCSC Research Areas

Aquaculture
    Aquaculture biotechnology
    Molecular endocrinology
    Immunology

Quantitative Fisheries
    Modeling
    Tagging studies
    Stock assessment

Fisheries Socioeconomics
    Diversification indices
    Economic studies

Essential Fish Habitat
    Benthic ecology
    Community ecology
    GIS/GPS surveys
    Fish health


Current LMRCSC Research at UM/RSMAS

Developing socio-economic indicators for billfish
Grey snapper salinity preference and habitat selection
Trophodynamics of larval billfish
The South Florida Student Shark Program (SFSSP)

For more information regarding NOAA LMRCSC visit the UMES LMRCSC website.

Or for more information regarding NOAA LMRCSC at UM/RSMAS please contact:
David Die, Ph. D.


Although the LMRCSC receives funding from NOAA, the content and views on these webpages are those of the UM Fisheries Management Group and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration or the Department of Commerce.

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