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New Restaurant Initiative Brings Sustainability into Focus
Mar 13, 2013
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Navigating the complexities of seafood sustainability is often a challenge for both restaurant owners and their patrons. To help address...

Students Identify New Invasive
Mar 13, 2013
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Students from South Portland drew the attention of scientists across the country this fall when they became the first to report that an...

Fisheries Ecologist Joins GMRI
Mar 13, 2013
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Lisa Kerr joined GMRI’s science team this fall to conduct research she hopes will support healthy fish populations and sustainable...

Scientists Examine Seal Predation
Oct 12, 2012
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The burgeoning seal population off the coast of Maine has many fishermen wondering how much of their catch, and their profit, is becoming a...

Vital Signs Highlighted as Case Study for Teacher Professional Development
Oct 12, 2012
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A new white paper highlights GMRI's Vital Signs program as one of six innovative professional development initiatives that explores what it...

LabVenture! Launches Students on New Scientific Investigation
Oct 12, 2012
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Maine's 5th and 6th graders began exploring the interconnections between key species in the Gulf of Maine this September through GMRI's new...

Chefs, Fishermen Connect at GMRI
Oct 12, 2012
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Restaurateurs and fishermen gathered at GMRI on June 26 for Trawl to Table, a full-day event tracing the path that seafood takes on the way...

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
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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
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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...

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