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Sodexo Partners with Gulf of Maine Research Institute to Source Local Seafood
Jun 23, 2015
Press Release

Earlier this month, Sodexo announced a commitment to shift current sourcing for Maine clients to include more Gulf of Maine Responsibly...

Study Unveils Why Bluefin Tuna Suffer Despite Prey Abundance
Jun 23, 2015
Press Clip

FIS: Bluefin tuna are going hungry in a sea full of fish because their foraging habits are most efficient with larger — not necessarily...

Scientists Say Sharks Seen off Maine Are Likely Basking Sharks, Not Great Whites
Jun 22, 2015
Press Clip

Portland Press Herald: Marine scientists in Maine who read about three possible great white shark sightings over the weekend along the...

Climate Change Means Big Changes for Maine Businesses, Residents
Jun 15, 2015
Press Clip

Maine Biz: More southern species are coming into the Gulf of Maine as it warms. Among them are new predators, like black bass that eat...

Climate Change Means Challenges and Opportunities for Maine, Speakers Say
Jun 15, 2015
Press Clip

Portland Press Herald: Those are some of the gloomy scenarios presented during a daylong summit Friday measuring the impact of climate...

Fighting Fish Fraud
Jun 11, 2015
Waypoints

Playing by the rules can cost a lot of money. Monitoring systems, cost of crew, licenses, and vessel safety requirements all come with a...

Ecosystem Management and Climate Strategies in the Mid-Atlantic
Jun 11, 2015
Waypoints

The Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council (MAFMC) has adopted an ecosystem approach to fisheries management (EAFM), which will...

Addressing Data Gaps Through Collaborative Research
Jun 11, 2015
Waypoints

In New England, the 2014 stock assessment findings indicate a precipitous decline in the Gulf of Maine cod spawning stock biomass, which...

New Lobster Forecast Predicts Late Start to the 2015 Harvest
Jun 11, 2015
Waypoints

This spring, GMRI released its first official lobster forecast of 2015, predicting a slightly later start to the summer harvest. July 4 is...

MREP Expands to the Caribbean
Jun 11, 2015
Waypoints

In January 2015, GMRI’s Marine Resource Education Program (MREP) team hosted their first Caribbean Initiative Workshop. The three-day...

Electronic Monitoring Project Prepares for Third Year
Jun 11, 2015
Waypoints

Local fishermen have wrapped up the second year of a pilot project testing an innovative approach to improving catch monitoring in the New...

Latest in Food-Track Tech: Swipe a Code, Meet Your Fisherman
May 25, 2015
Press Clip

Associated Press: After eyeing a piece of haddock on the supermarket counter, a customer scans a code and finds out the fish was caught in...

Maine Lobstermen Aid Herring Research
May 22, 2015
Blog

Most lobstermen dock their boats when the sun sinks below the horizon. But for ten lobstermen across the coast of Maine, nighttime brings...

Electronic Monitoring Project Holds Promise
Apr 30, 2015
Press Clip

National Fisherman: Maine fishermen are wrapping up year two of a pilot project to test electronic monitoring systems, the Portland-based...

Researchers, Fishermen Pursue Cost-Saving Measures for Groundfish Industry
Apr 22, 2015
Press Release

Local fishermen have wrapped up the second year of a pilot project testing an innovative approach to improving catch monitoring and safety...

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