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GMRI is a neutral, nonprofit organization that catalyzes solutions to the complex challenges of ocean stewardship and economic growth in the Gulf of Maine bioregion. Based in Portland, Maine, GMRI utilizes a dynamic fusion of science, education, and community to effect change from multiple directions while remaining committed to its core principles of objectivity and collaboration

Press Releases

New Report: Big Opportunity for Maine Aquaculture IndustryOct 26, 2016Press Release
PORTLAND, Maine — October 24, 2016 — A new report , prepared by The Hale Group at the direction of the Gulf of Maine Research Institute’s Aquaculture Program,...
Gulf of Maine Research Institute Releases Second Annual Lobster ForecastMar 11, 2016Press Release
PORTLAND, Maine — March 03, 2016 — The Gulf of Maine Research Institute (GMRI) has released its first forecast predicting the timing of the seasonal uptick in...
New Study: Warming Waters a Major Factor in the Collapse of New England CodOct 29, 2015Press Release
PORTLAND, Maine — October 29, 2015 — For centuries, cod were the backbone of New England’s fisheries and a key species in the Gulf of Maine ecosystem. Today,...

News

Gulf of Maine, Explained: Anadromous FishJul 31, 2017Blog
The alewife run is one of the Gulf of Maine’s most awe-inspiring seasonal events. Every year, our rivers pulse and shimmer from bank to bank as they fill with...
GMRI Launches Educational Program Exploring Sea Level Rise Impacts In MaineJul 26, 2017Waypoints
In August, GMRI will launch an educational program for the general public that addresses sea level rise in coastal Maine communities. Funded by NOAA, this...
NOAA Hosts Fisheries Community Resiliency WorkshopJul 26, 2017Waypoints
Last month NOAA’s Greater Atlantic Regional Fisheries Office and Northeast Fisheries Science Center convened a group of community leaders, researchers, state...

Recent Press

Maine Shellfish On the Brink of A Culinary BoomMay 3, 2017Press Clip
WMTW: (video) Opportunities for Aquaculture in South Portland
An Effort to Save Maine's Shrimp IndustryApr 14, 2017Press Clip
WCSH6: (video) S cientists at the Gulf of Maine Research Institute (GMRI) in Portland are finishing up a two-year pilot study using sound waves to help...
Seafood celebration at the Gulf of Maine Research InstituteApr 27, 2017Press Clip
WCSH6: (video) The Gulf of Maine Research Institute is greatly interested in the health and management of the Gulf of Maine. They're celebrating their last...