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Lack of Action on Climate Change Is Costing Fishing Jobs
Feb 9, 2015
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Newsweek: (Olympia Snowe) In late 2014, fishery regulators announced that for the second consecutive year, there would be no shrimp fishery...

Researchers Launch Long-Term Study of Casco Bay Ecosystem
Jan 2, 2015
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Long-term monitoring of an ecosystem can provide some of the most complete and important data needed to understand and manage marine...

Fishermen, Researchers Explore New Technology to Cut Costs
Jan 2, 2015
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With the recent news from NOAA that Gulf of Maine cod is at 3 to 4 percent of its target levels, the importance of accurate monitoring of...

Unraveling the Mysteries of Fish Stocks
Jan 2, 2015
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Fish stocks are the fundamental unit of fisheries management. Through regular assessment, managers can monitor the overall health of these...

Understanding Adaptation and Change in the Fishing Industry
Dec 29, 2014
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This is a time of unprecedented challenge for New England’s fishing industry. Faced with an evolving marine ecosystem, dwindling fishery...

For 2015, Five Hopes for a Brave New Maine
Dec 28, 2014
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Portland Press Herald: Imagine going up to the seafood case at your local grocery store, pulling out your smartphone and pointing it at the...

Gulf of Maine Forecast to Give Industry Early Warning
Dec 18, 2014
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Portland Press Herald: Scientists this spring will begin issuing weekly forecasts indicating when lobsters start to migrate from deep...

Waters Warm, and Cod Catch Ebbs in Maine
Dec 15, 2014
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New York Times: The Gulf of Maine’s waters are warming — faster than almost any ocean waters on earth, scientists say — and fish are voting...

US Retailer Spurs Market Demand by Stocking Redfish
Dec 1, 2014
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Undercurrent News: Acadian redfish made its debut in US east coast retailer Hannaford this summer, as the Gulf of Maine Research Institute...

Hannaford Begins Selling Redfish
Nov 26, 2014
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Fish Information & Services: Acadian redfish made its debut at Hannaford supermarkets this summer, giving shoppers a new regional...

As Climate Changes, Spring’s Early Arrival Alters Gulf of Maine Ecosystem
Nov 13, 2014
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Portland Press Herald: Spring is arriving earlier than it used to in the Gulf of Maine, increasing average water temperatures and affecting...

Gulf of Maine Fishermen Face 6-Month Cod Ban
Nov 10, 2014
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Boston Globe: In an effort to halt dramatic declines in the cod population, federal officials overseeing the fishing industry on Monday...

Shrimp Depletion in Gulf of Maine Part of a Pattern Across the Globe
Nov 7, 2014
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Portland Press Herald: Marine scientists see the collapse of local shrimp stocks as part of a global pattern reflecting the impact of...

Workshop Explores Avenues For Data System Improvements
Nov 3, 2014
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The Northeast Federal Fishery Dependent Data Visioning Workshop was held in New Bedford, Massachusetts on June 30th and July 1st, and...

Researchers Launch Long-Term, Comprehensive Casco Bay Study
Nov 3, 2014
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This is a time of great change for the Gulf of Maine. Over the last 40 years, the region’s waters have seen drastic declines in groundfish...

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