Evening @ Skidaway examines black gill in shrimp May 12

A Georgia shrimp with the evidence of Black Gill clearly visible.

A Georgia shrimp with the evidence of Black Gill clearly visible.

In recent years, Georgia shrimpers have been very concerned about black gill, a mysterious condition affecting the coastal shrimp population, and one many shrimpers believe may be largely responsible for reduced shrimp harvests. University of Georgia Skidaway Institute of Oceanography professor Marc Frischer is leading a research project involving scientists, regulators and shrimpers from three states in an effort to determine the cause, effects and possible solutions to the black gill problem.

Frischer will discuss his ongoing research into black gill in shrimp in an Evening @ Skidaway program on Tuesday, May 12. The program will be in the McGowan Library at the UGA Skidaway Institute, beginning with a reception at 6:30 p.m. and followed by the lecture at 7:15 p.m.

An “Evening @ Skidaway” is sponsored by the UGA Skidaway Institute of Oceanography and the Associates of Skidaway Institute. The free program is open to the public.

Note: This program was originally scheduled for  March 12, but had to be rescheduled due to an unexpected family emergency.

For additional information, call 912-598-2325.

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One Response to “Evening @ Skidaway examines black gill in shrimp May 12”

  1. davidfratantoni Says:

    Reblogged this on David Fratantoni's Blog.

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