Ecosystems and Aquaculture Division
The Milford Laboratory is located on the shore of Long Island Sound in Milford, Connecticut. The lab employs approximately 20 full time Federal research staff, with additional visiting scientists, contractors and support staff.
The Milford Laboratory was established in 1931 at the request of Connecticut’s oyster industry to help identify solutions to biological problems. The NEFSC Milford Laboratory continues to conduct state of the art science today that 1) informs management for the sustainable expansion of aquaculture 2) supports the shellfish aquaculture industry and advances new technologies and 3) maintains the Laboratory’s standing as a world leader in aquaculture science.
NOAA Fisheries NEFSC
212 Rogers Ave
Milford CT 06460