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Tuna will be studied as part of a focus on highly migratory fish, through a research consortium that includes the University of Maine. UNIVERSITY OF MAINE

Sharks and tuna will be the focus of UMaine research grant

Commercially valuable tuna, swordfish, sharks and other “highly migratory species” will be the focus of research to be conducted by a consortium that includes the University of Maine.

The consortium was awarded $1.6 million by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, according to a news release.

The funds came through NOAA’s 2019 Sea Grant Highly Migratory Species Research Initiative.

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