BIMI: Bringing marine life to shore

This past August, the members of the Block Island Maritime Institute installed a 1,000 gallon aquarium with a huge window that allows visitors to see the marine life that is usually hidden beneath the surf.
The tank is stocked with scup, mature bluefish, black sea bass, fluke, a striper, adult toadfish and a trigger fish, as well as some smaller species. These fish are usually found just outside the cut of the Great Salt Pond.
BIMI is now reaching out to the public to help fund a fourth tank at its New

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