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Resource Economist joins GMRI
Mar 1, 2012
Tidings

Jenny Sun sees New England as a prime place to gain insights into the economics of rights-based fishery management. As GMRI's new Senior...

Gear Increases Fuel Efficiency
Mar 1, 2012
Tidings

Jim Ford, captain of the F/V Lisa Anne II , is the first fisherman in New England to use semi-pelagic otter boards on his vessel. Otter...

Understanding Vital Signs Impact
Mar 1, 2012
Tidings

Dr. Brigid Barron, a social science researcher at Stanford University's School of Education, is studying GMRI's Vital Signs program to...

Mid-Atlantic Develops Vision
Jan 5, 2012
Waypoints

The Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council (MAFMC) is currently in the midst of a strategic visioning process. Through this effort, the...

Gulf of Maine Cod Faces Tumultuous Times
Jan 5, 2012
Waypoints

Preliminary findings from the Gulf of Maine cod assessment revealed that the previous evaluation completed in 2008 had overestimated the...

MREP 200 Deepens Understanding
Jan 5, 2012
Waypoints

Last November, a large group of fishermen and others (including a chef!) attended Marine Resource Education Program (MREP) 200 in Woods...

Amendment 18 Scoping Strikes Different Chords in Ports Across New England
Jan 5, 2012
Waypoints

In January, the New England Fisheries Management Council (Council) got a head start on 2012 priorities by holding ten scoping meetings for...

Seafood News: Should Consumers Eat Gulf of Maine Cod or Northern Shrimp?
Jan 5, 2012
Waypoints

GMRI's Sustainable Seafood Program has worked to raise consumer awareness of Gulf of Maine seafood that is responsibly harvested and...

Cusk in the Kitchen
Jan 5, 2012
Waypoints

In December 2011, GMRI (on behalf of NMFS) conducted a two-day workshop on a species that usually does not get much attention, the Atlantic...

Shrimp Section Eyes Management Changes in 2012
Jan 5, 2012
Waypoints

Fishing year 2012 brought significant harvest reductions to the northern shrimp fishery with managers reducing the total allowable catch (...

GEARNET: Some Promising Results and Still Accepting Proposals
Jan 5, 2012
Waypoints

Shelly Tallack , Principal Investigator for the Northeast Groundfish Gear Conservation Engineering and Demonstration Network ( GEARNET ),...

Gulf of Maine Responsibly Harvested Seafood Available in Northeast
Nov 11, 2011
Tidings

Gulf of Maine Responsibly Harvested seafood products can now be found in hundreds of stores throughout the Northeast as well as outside the...

GMRI Joins National 100Kin10 Movement to Meet STEM Challenge
Nov 11, 2011
Tidings

100Kin10 is a partnership of 80 national corporations and leading non-profits that have committed to addressing the growing need for...

Are Bigger Fish Better? UMaine, GMRI Researchers Awarded Grant to Explore Fish Body Size and Resiliency
Nov 11, 2011
Tidings

"I'm really excited to begin our new project on the role of body size in fish communities. As a fish gets bigger, its metabolism becomes...

Vessel Trip Reports
Nov 11, 2011
Tidings

After working hard on the water all day, commercial fishermen have to fill out hand-written paperwork — whether they’ve landed a full catch...

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