Sound Spotlight

Meet the UConn Researcher Tracking the Changing Chemistry of Long Island Sound

May 27, 2022 — By Kristen Jabanoski Dr. Penny Vlahos, Professor of Marine Sciences at University of Connecticut, set out with a bold agenda:… Read More

New Sea Grant Specialists in NY and CT Help Expand LI Sound Study’s Basin-wide Sound Efforts
Long Island Sound Study – Press Release

March 30, 2022 — A handful of new Sea Grant specialists — in both New York and Connecticut — help expand Long Island Sound… Read More

New Staff Will Help Communities with Growing Climate Challenges

March 30, 2022 — By Judy Benson If experience really is the best teacher, Deborah Abibou and Alicia Tyson have been to some of… Read More

Monitoring Reveals Signs of a Sturgeon Comeback in the Connecticut River

December 20, 2021 — CT DEEP biologists use tagging and acoustic telemetry monitoring in Connecticut waters and Long Island Sound. LISS funding will help… Read More

Can Slipper Snails and Sea Squirts Reveal Levels of Microplastic Pollution in the Sound?

December 20, 2021 — New University of Connecticut Study investigates if two commonly found filter feeders can be used to track the amount of microplastics in Long Island Sound. Read More

With Fish Ladders in Place, Scientists Turn Their Attention Towards Alewife Out-Migration Patterns

December 20, 2021 — The study will monitor the ability of juvenile alewives to leave Connecticut riverways and successfully reach the Long Island Sound   … Read More

Partnering Agencies and NGOs Join Effort to Restore the Great Meadows Marsh. Find Out How You Can Get Involved Too!

October 25, 2021 — Soil and invasive plants will be removed, and volunteers will be enlisted to help plant the endangered Marsh Pink wildflower. … Read More

Top LIS Scientists Retire from the Science and Technical Advisory Committee

June 16, 2021 — Two Long Island Sound scientists with international reputations in their fields have retired from the Long Island Sound Study committee… Read More

How Much is a Clam Worth to Long Island Sound?

May 20, 2021 — Clams and oysters are an important source of seafood and support a vitally important aquaculture industry for Long Island Sound.… Read More

Black Sea Bass Populations Increasing Rapidly in the Sound

February 8, 2021 — The Long Island Sound Study (LISS) tracks a set of Ecosystem Indicators to measure the health of the Long Island… Read More

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