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Exploring the Business of Groundfish Sectors
May 28, 2014
Waypoints

As part of GMRI's ongoing technical assistance to groundfish sectors, Fisheries Technical Assistance Program and Research staff are...

Climate Change in Fisheries Brings Stakeholders Together in D.C.
May 28, 2014
Waypoints

Climate change continues to remain the focus of various regional and national workshops, meetings, and conferences. Twice within the first...

Businesses Create an Eat Dogfish World
May 28, 2014
Waypoints

Dogfish. The word alone can incite scorn among fishermen as the treacherous, yet practically worthless species that fishing nets cant stay...

Ocean Acidification: A Growing Concern in the Gulf of Maine
May 28, 2014
Waypoints

When carbon dioxide dissolves into seawater, it forms carbonic acid that lowers the waters pH, making the more acidic--this is ocean...

Fishery Dependent Data Visioning Effort Prepares for Phase II
May 28, 2014
Waypoints

In September 2013, NOAA Fisheries initiated the Northeast Federal Fishery Dependent Data Visioning Project, a collaborative effort to...

Electronic Monitoring: A Promising Alternative to At-Sea Monitoring in the New England Groundfish Fishery
Jan 5, 2014
Waypoints

Recent US federal budget cuts and looming industry cost-sharing mechanisms have developed a need to explore more cost-effective and...

Searching for a Cost-Effective Approach to At-Sea Monitoring
Jan 5, 2014
Waypoints

For many fishermen in New England groundfish sectors, shouldering the costs of at-sea monitoring (ASM) could signal financial ruin for...

Regional Brand Builds Markets for Gulf of Maine Seafood
Jan 5, 2014
Waypoints

Gulf of Maine seafood competes in a massive global marketplace -- one in which the United States imports 91% of its seafood. Communicating...

MREP expands to Southeast US Fishery Region
Jan 5, 2014
Waypoints

Over the past decade, GMRI has collaborated with New England fishing industry members John Williamson and Mary Beth Tooley to deliver the...

Fishing Area Selectivity Tool (FAST) Expands Focus and Functionality
Jan 5, 2014
Waypoints

For the last three years, GMRI has worked with the groundfish industry to pilot a web-based portal and mapping tool to enable an industry-...

Preparing for Emerging Fisheries
Jan 5, 2014
Waypoints

Earlier issues of Waypoints highlight how warming ocean temperatures, driven by climate change, are changing physical and ecological...

At the Speed of Climate Change
Aug 21, 2013
Waypoints

Communities around the world are developing a greater sense of awareness as they are directly and indirectly affected by climate change...

MFI Workshop: Incorporating Change in Assessments and Management
Aug 21, 2013
Waypoints

In response to the need for a systematic review of the New England groundfish stock assessment process, the Massachusetts Marine Fisheries...

Salmon Excluder Testing in the Gulf of Alaska Shows Promising Results
Aug 21, 2013
Waypoints

Early this spring GMRI collaborated with the North Pacific Fisheries Research Foundation to test a salmon excluder device for use in the...

National Marine Fisheries Service Releases Electronic Monitoring Policy Directive
Aug 21, 2013
Waypoints

In May 2013, the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) released a national policy directive that encourages the consideration of...

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