Species of Interest

Please check out all the aquatic species the Aquatic Diagnostic Laboratory has research and diagnostic interests in!

Shellfish Species of Interest - Include but are NOT limited to Eastern Oysters (Crassostrea virginica) Quahogs/Clams (Mercenaria mercenaria) Bay Scallops (Argopecten irradians). Check out the page to see the rest!



Crustacean Species of Interest - Include the American lobster (Homarus americanus) and various crab species


Ornamental Fish - The ADL is interested in a wide variety of ornamental fin fish


Marine and Freshwater Finfish -

striped bass