CERCOM in the News

Wantagh Students Become Horseshoe Crab Farmers

October 11, 2017 - Patch

Inside a fish tank at Mandalay Elementary School are 500 tiny horseshoe crab eggs that are being observed and researched by Horizon's program students.

Provided through Molloy College and the Center for Environmental Research and Coastal Oceans Monitoring (CERCOM), the students will not only wait to see if the eggs hatch in captivity, but will perform daily testing of the tank's pH levels, dissolved oxygen levels and check for ammonia, nitrates and nitrites.


Horseshoe Crabs' Hard-shell Truth

July 2, 2017 - Newsday

Professor Dr. John Tanacredi, director of the Center for Environmental Research and Coastal Oceans Monitoring (CERCOM) at Molloy College talks about his passion for protecting horseshoe crabs.


This creature has 10 eyes, legs that chew and blood that saved your life

July 4, 2017 - The Washington Post

Professor Dr. John Tanacredi, director of the Center for Environmental Research and Coastal Oceans Monitoring (CERCOM) at Molloy College talks about the importance of protecting horseshoe crabs, and why he wants the United Nations to create a new UNESCO designation for them called: "World Heritage Species."


Fishermen: Legislation To Protect New York's Horseshoe Crabs Is 'Overkill'

July 5, 2017 - CBS New York

Professor Dr. John Tanacredi, director of the Center for Environmental Research and Coastal Oceans Monitoring (CERCOM) at Molloy College defends new legislation aimed at protecting horseshoe crabs.


Horseshoe Crabs Populations At Risk

July 12, 2017 - Exit 10/55 Long Island

Richard Rose of Exit 10/55 Long Island sat down with Professor Dr. John Tanacredi, director of the Center for Environmental Research and Coastal Oceans Monitoring (CERCOM) at Molloy College to talk about new legislation aimed at protecting horseshoe crabs.


The Mighty Horseshoe Crab

July 14, 2017 - Top of Mind With Julie Rose

Julie Rose of BYU Radio interviews Professor Dr. John Tanacredi, director of the Center for Environmental Research and Coastal Oceans Monitoring (CERCOM) at MolloyCollege on the importance of protecting horseshoe crabs.

Thanks to Julie Rose for providing the audio file.

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