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Workshop Explores Avenues For Data System Improvements
Nov 3, 2014
Waypoints

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
Waypoints

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...

Getting “On Deck” with Jonah Crab Data Collection
Nov 3, 2014
Waypoints

Fishermen know that the key to successful fishery management is reliable and complete data on their target stock. Concerned that...

Understanding the Role of Data in Fisheries Management
Nov 3, 2014
Waypoints

From catch and landings data to ecological data, many different sources of information inform our understanding of how we manage fish...

Supply Chain Perspectives from Trawl to Table
Nov 3, 2014
Waypoints

Many factors go into the decisions made along the seafood supply chain, from the fisherman deciding whether to take a fishing trip, to the...

GMRI Lands New Lead Educator
Oct 29, 2014
Tidings

GMRI has selected Leigh Peake as the organization’s Chief Education Officer. Leigh’s hire concluded a national search for a successor to...

Modeling an Impact of Warming
Oct 29, 2014
Tidings

As the Gulf of Maine continues along its rapid warming trend, researchers are trying to understand how these changes affect where fish are...

Hannaford Begins Selling Redfish
Oct 29, 2014
Tidings

Acadian redfish made its debut at Hannaford supermarkets this summer, giving shoppers a new regional seafood option. For the last three...

MREP Expands to the Caribbean
Oct 29, 2014
Tidings

In January 2015, GMRI’s Marine Resource Education Program (MREP) team will expand to a new region by hosting their first Caribbean...

As Codfish Dwindle, Communities Need to Reboot
Oct 13, 2014
Press Clip

Boston Globe: Fishermen are trying, with the aid of gear innovators, to come up with new nets and techniques to catch legal fish without...

Skate Rebounds to Good Rating for Sustainable Eating
Oct 12, 2014
Press Clip

Portland Press Herald: According to James Benson, Sustainable Seafood Project manager at Gulf of Maine Research Institute in Portland,...

Cod Crisis: Iconic Species Faces an Uncertain Future
Oct 12, 2014
Press Clip

Cape Cod Times: Our cod crisis has become a sad cliche, ironic enough to catch the eye of the national media, and the truth does indeed...

Fishery Regulators Call For Emergency Measures to Help Cod
Oct 2, 2014
Press Clip

Portland Press Herald: Last year, the New England Fishery Management Council approved a 77 percent reduction in the catch limit for cod in...

Maine Voices: Rebuild Cod Stock With Low Quotas and Protection of Older, Larger Females
Sep 29, 2014
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Portland Press Herald: There is fresh news out of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration regarding the status of Gulf of Maine...

In Maine, Scientists See Signs of Climate Change
Sep 21, 2014
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Boston Globe: Along the rocky coast of Georgetown, Maine, lobstermen are finding more black sea bass in their traps, spiny intruders that...

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