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

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

Monitoring Issues Span the Coasts
May 28, 2012
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New England groundfish fishermen and managers are still adapting to the new sector system. They are now focusing their attention on at-sea-...

Industry Grapples With Impact of Sturgeon ESA Listing
May 28, 2012
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In January, NMFS announced that five distinct population segments (DPSs) of Atlantic sturgeon would be listed under the Endangered Species...

Returned Monkfish Tags Provide Invaluable Data
May 28, 2012
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Despite being ranked among the highest valued finfish fishery in the northeastern U.S., monkfish are considered a "data poor" species by...

Mobile Gear Operators Explore New Tools
May 28, 2012
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Day boat operators from New Hampshire, Gloucester, the South Shore, and Chatham joined scientists from the Northeast Consortium and GMRI at...

Boston Seafood Show: Fishery Improvement Projects Are Good For Business
May 28, 2012
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The International Boston Seafood Show is all about business, with tens of thousands of seafood professionals from around the globe...

Forage Fish and Gulf of Maine Cod
May 28, 2012
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In early April NOAA Fisheries announced interim management measures for Gulf of Maine (GOM) cod. These new catch limits allocate to...

Convening on the Isle of Man
Mar 1, 2012
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In October, Irish Sea scallop fishermen, managers, and conservation groups came together for a workshop aimed at sharing information and...

Resource Economist joins GMRI
Mar 1, 2012
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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
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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
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Dr. Brigid Barron, a social science researcher at Stanford University's School of Education, is studying GMRI's Vital Signs program to...

Belgrade Lakes Community Studies Local Ecosystem
Mar 1, 2012
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Students participating in Skowhegan Area Middle School's after school program recently took part in their first Vital Signs data collection...

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