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Out of the Blue: Diversify Your P(a)late
Jul 6, 2015
Press Clip

Talking Fish: The Gulf of Maine Research Institute’s Out of the Blue program focuses “underloved” species in the Gulf of Maine—bringing...

Fishermen Test New Technology
Jul 6, 2015
Tidings

Over the past two years, GMRI has partnered with The Nature Conservancy, Ecotrust Canada, and Maine Coast Fishermen’s Association to...

Lobstermen Play Waiting Game While Early Prices Spike
Jul 5, 2015
Press Clip

Portland Press Herald: While the ocean has since warmed up, surface temperatures are in the low 50s, slightly below normal for this time of...

Consider the Lobster Price: How Climate Change Could Affect Your Lobster Roll
Jul 1, 2015
Press Clip

Talking Fish: We must not let the current season fool us – climate change still remains a great threat to our lobster populations. Global...

CMP, Gulf of Maine Reasearch Insistute Education Effort Wins Smart Grid Award
Jun 27, 2015
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Kennebec Journal: Central Maine Power Co., along with the Gulf of Maine Research Institute, is among this year’s recipients of 2015 Smart...

Lobster Prices on the Rise?
Jun 27, 2015
Press Clip

NECN: It may be summer, but Maine's lobster industry is still feeling the effects of last winter. Ocean temperatures took so long to warm...

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

Climate Change Means Challenges and Opportunities for Maine, Speakers Say
Jun 15, 2015
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Portland Press Herald: Those are some of the gloomy scenarios presented during a daylong summit Friday measuring the impact of climate...

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...

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...

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...

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