The mission of the Patuxent Environmental & Aquatic Research Laboratory (PEARL) is to provide society with the knowledge to solve its environmental challenges through research, education and economic development


Summer 2020 Intern Application Information

Positions Available:
Research Assistantship in Oyster Genomics Research 

The Morgan PEARL  (Summer 2019 Newsletter)

Six PEARL summer interns attend Chesapeake Watershed Forum

PEARL summer interns attend ABRCMS

PEARL nets nearly $500,000 in grants furthering aquatic research to support Chesapeake Bay vitality

Morgan ASCEND Student Group performs oyster study at PEARL

New Flow Cytometer enables specialized oyster production at PEARL

Final Report (Estimating Ecological Benefits and Socio-Economic Impacts from Oyster Reef Restoration in the Choptank River Complex, Chesapeake Bay)  PEARL Research Projects Gains in Fisheries Harvests