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Maine Evaluates Options for Lobster Licensing
Oct 12, 2012
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The question of who should be able to get a lobster license has long been a source of heated discussion in Maine. GMRI is currently...

GEARNET Examines Effects of Seal Predation
Aug 21, 2012
Waypoints

The latest buzz on Cape Cod has centered on the appearance of great white sharks, but another serious threat has arisen for Cape fishermen...

Maine Fishermen and Scientists Launch Inshore Herring Study
Aug 21, 2012
Waypoints

As the dominant forage fish in the Gulf of Maine food chain and an important bait source Maine lobstermen, Atlantic herring are vitally...

The Role of Closed Areas in Maintaining Cod Health
Aug 21, 2012
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This is the final article in a three-part series examining key elements in cod life history. The previous two articles covered recent...

Scallopers Use Bycatch Avoidance Tool
Aug 21, 2012
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The scallop fishing fleet is currently working with SMAST to avoid bycatch of yellowtail flounder in areas of Georges Bank. The real-time...

Trawl to Table Event Connects Fishermen and Restaurateurs
Aug 21, 2012
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Restaurants sell 70% of the seafood consumed in the United States each year, making them a critically important market for harvesters,...

Antitrust Manual: An Educational Resource on Marketing Initiatives
Aug 21, 2012
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Fishermen are increasingly exploring and developing innovative marketing initiatives. To help inform fishermen about what is legal activity...

Restaurants Feature Gulf of Maine Seafood
Jun 26, 2012
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New England is a mecca for seafood, but some of the tastiest and best managed species are rarely found on restaurant menus. That will...

Fishermen Explore New Tools
Jun 8, 2012
Tidings

Fishermen and scientists recently came together for an Innovations in Fishing Operations workshop hosted by GMRI in Beverly, MA. The two-...

Scientists and Lobstermen Collaborate on Herring Survey
Jun 8, 2012
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Scientists at the Gulf of Maine Research Institute are gearing up for a major acoustic survey of herring stocks along the coast of Maine...

Maine Students Describe Their Experience as Scientists
Jun 8, 2012
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On June 14, the 5th grade class from Portland's East End Community School will be the last group to participate in LabVenture! for the 2011...

How do the Herring and Lobster Fisheries Interact?
Jun 8, 2012
Tidings

Sigrid Lehuta , a Post-doctoral Research Associate at the Gulf of Maine Research Institute, has a keen interest in understanding linkages...

Educators Dig into Vital Signs
Jun 8, 2012
Tidings

Twenty Maine elementary, middle, and high school teachers came to the Gulf of Maine Research Institute in April for a Vital Signs...

Fishermen Gain Insight into Ocean Planning Process
May 28, 2012
Waypoints

In February, leaders from the Northeast Regional Ocean Council (NROC) met with fishermen to share, discuss, and gather their perspectives...

Harbor Porpoise Closure Imposed For Gulf of Maine
May 28, 2012
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NMFS recently announced an annual closure of the Coastal Gulf of Maine Consequence Closure Area from October to November for sink gillnet...

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