The current COVID-19 situation is really hurting the local commercial fishing industry. Do what you can to support your local fish markets and fishermen at this time. Get a bargain on some local seafood to cook at home with take-out, curbside pickup or local delivery options and purchase a gift card to be used at a later date. These organizations really need your support. We will also be updating our facebook page constantly with more updates as we receive them. Please call these numbers for more information.
If you are a local fisherman or fish market providing take out and local delivery and would like to be featured on this list and on our social media please email firstname.lastname@example.org or DM our facebook page.
CCE is one of the only groups on Long Island that works directly with local commercial fisherman. We help to ensure this unique and historical way of life is preserved. We work with local, state and federal managers to ensure local fishing is sustainable. We aid in the design and testing of conservation fishing gear that reduces by-catch of non-target species.
Cornell Marine Program is implementing a new local seafood marketing project, Fresh, Indigenous, Sustainable, and Healthy (F.I.S.H.).
Take the survey on your consumption of local seafood!
Printable version here - can be mailed to CCE Marine Program, Att: Fisheries, 423 Griffing Ave., Ste. 100, Riverhead, NY 11901
We are giving away vouchers for free Large Mesh Belly Panels for using in the New England Small Mesh Fishery. This can help reduce bycatch among several species.
We're determining the coastwide stock structure of monkfish using microsatellite DNA analysis.
Cornell Cooperative Extension's (CCE) Marine Program has conducted several research projects year round to remove derelict/abandoned ("ghost") lobster traps in the Long Island Sound (LIS) at the ports of Mattituck, Mount Sinai and ...read more
Last updated March 26, 2020