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Aquaculture Family Coloring Book Thumbnail
File Type: pdf
File Size: 12.04 MB

This print-your-own coloring book provides a fun and an active way for children and adults to learn about the many kinds of aquatic animals that are raised on farms for aquaculture. Each spread highlights one species, pairing a beautifully illustrated coloring page with accompanying text for both advanced and beginning readers with information about aquaculture, fisheries, recreational fishing and cooking tips.

Professionally printed coloring books are also available while supplies last. Requests can be submitted to iisg@purdue.edu.

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Lake Michigan Health: A Deeper Dive Thumbnail
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As part of the Cooperative Science and Monitoring Initiative (CSMI), over 40 scientists from 15 agencies gathered in 2015 to take stock of the health of Lake Michigan. They focused on assessing several critical concerns in Lake Michigan: the lower food web, which may be depleted by invasive zebra and quagga mussels, the condition of key prey fish species, and the impact of contaminants on water quality and in the food chain.

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Walleye Farmed Fish Fact Sheet: A Guide for Seafood Consumers Thumbnail
File Type: pdf
File Size: 3.77 MB

This fact sheet is a consumer guide to farmed walleye. The publication describes walleye, walleye farming, product safety, and culinary characteristics of walleye in addition to cooking tips and a recipe.

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  1. Summerfelt, R.C., Kinnunen, R.E., Johnson, J.A., 2019. Production of Walleye as Potential Food Fish. North Central Regional Aquaculture Center Technical Bulletin #116, NCRAC Publications Office, Iowa State University, Ames. https://www.ncrac.org/files/biblio/WFS116secure.pdf
  2. Summerfelt, R.C., ed. 1996. Walleye culture manual. NCRAC Culture Series #101, NCRAC Publications Office, Iowa State University, Ames, Page 5. https://www.ncrac.org/files/page/files/Chapter1.pdf
  3. Williams, M.C.W., Murphy, E.W., McCarty H.B., Snyder, B.D. Schrank, C.S., McCann, P.J. Crimmins, B.S. 2017. Variation in the essential fatty acids EPA and DHA in fillets of fish from Great Lakes region. Journal of Great Lakes Research, 43, Pages 150–160. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jglr.2017.03.001
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IISG Focus: Education Thumbnail
File Type: pdf
File Size: 3.66 MB

This is a quick summary of IISG’s opportunities and resources to help teachers and other educators increase their Great Lakes literacy, and ultimately that of their students.

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The Helm 2020 Thumbnail
File Type: pdf
File Size: 5.52 MB

The Helm is a collection of recent IISG success stories, describing some of our research, outreach, and education efforts to address coastal and Great Lakes issues in Illinois and Indiana.

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