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2019 Gouldsboro Data – Part 1 – The Experiments

During 2018 the Gouldsboro shellfish committee and the CSI-Maine project set out “experimental unit” — our “plant pot” experiments — in two coves that were once productive but that are now so overrun by crabs that they are considered to be “dead mud.” This spring, a team of students in the Pathways program at Sumner Memorial High School is analyzing the data so that they can be presented to the shellfish committee and others on March 20.  This is the first in a series of posts that document that work.  We will look both at what the students did and at what the data show about the two sites.  Continue reading