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Fishing Area Selectivity Tool (FAST) Expands Focus and Functionality
Jan 5, 2014
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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
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Earlier issues of Waypoints highlight how warming ocean temperatures, driven by climate change, are changing physical and ecological...

Fishermen Contribute Valuable Bluefin Tuna Data
Aug 21, 2013
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Scientists from the University of Maine, Southeast Fisheries Science Center, University of Massachusetts Amherst Large Pelagic Research lab...

At the Speed of Climate Change
Aug 21, 2013
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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
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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
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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
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In May 2013, the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) released a national policy directive that encourages the consideration of...

Scientists Seek Angler Assistance
Aug 21, 2013
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Researchers at GMRI are collaborating with the Coastal Conservation Association Maine and local anglers in a data collection program called...

Fishery Improvement Project Looks to Develop Jonah Crab Management
Aug 21, 2013
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Jonah crab has long been considered bycatch of the lobster industry. In recent years, however, markets for Jonah crab have increased,...

Getting Semi-pelagic Doors in the Water
May 28, 2013
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Fishermen continue to think about ways to be more efficient, reduce fuel consumption, and reduce seabed impacts. Working with Captain Jim...

Crossing Thresholds
May 28, 2013
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On January 30, the New England Fishery Management Council voted to reduce the total allowable catch for a number of groundfish stocks by...

New Ocean and Weather Display Now Available
May 28, 2013
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A new online tool to view weather and climate trends is now available from the Northeastern Regional Association of Coastal and Ocean...

Restaurants Work to Improve Sustainability
May 28, 2013
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In the convoluted realm of sustainable seafood, restaurants play an important role in providing consumers with information to help guide...

UK Fisheries Knowledge Exchange Stimulates Dialogue
May 28, 2013
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A group of 18 fishermen from across the United Kingdom (UK), representing a wide array of gear types and fisheries, joined scientists and...

Sentinel Species Warrants Further Study
May 28, 2013
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The pelagic food web of the Gulf of Maine, which includes herring, sand lance, mackerel, and the North Atlantic right whale, depends...

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