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Shrimp Depletion in Gulf of Maine Part of a Pattern Across the Globe
Nov 7, 2014
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Portland Press Herald: Marine scientists see the collapse of local shrimp stocks as part of a global pattern reflecting the impact of...

Getting “On Deck” with Jonah Crab Data Collection
Nov 3, 2014
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Fishermen know that the key to successful fishery management is reliable and complete data on their target stock. Concerned that...

Understanding the Role of Data in Fisheries Management
Nov 3, 2014
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From catch and landings data to ecological data, many different sources of information inform our understanding of how we manage fish...

Supply Chain Perspectives from Trawl to Table
Nov 3, 2014
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Many factors go into the decisions made along the seafood supply chain, from the fisherman deciding whether to take a fishing trip, to the...

Web-Based Dashboard Reveals Effects of Catch Share Program
Nov 3, 2014
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The shift to catch shares in 2010 fundamentally altered the Northeast groundfish fishery. Stakeholders, managers, and scientists frequently...

NEFMC Nearing Decision On Omnibus Habitat Amendment
Nov 3, 2014
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After more than 10 years of on-again, off-again deliberations, the New England Fishery Management Council (NEFMC) is preparing to take...

Workshop Explores Avenues For Data System Improvements
Nov 3, 2014
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The Northeast Federal Fishery Dependent Data Visioning Workshop was held in New Bedford, Massachusetts on June 30th and July 1st, and...

Researchers Launch Long-Term, Comprehensive Casco Bay Study
Nov 3, 2014
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This is a time of great change for the Gulf of Maine. Over the last 40 years, the region’s waters have seen drastic declines in groundfish...

MREP Expands to the Caribbean
Oct 29, 2014
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In January 2015, GMRI’s Marine Resource Education Program (MREP) team will expand to a new region by hosting their first Caribbean...

GMRI Lands New Lead Educator
Oct 29, 2014
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GMRI has selected Leigh Peake as the organization’s Chief Education Officer. Leigh’s hire concluded a national search for a successor to...

Modeling an Impact of Warming
Oct 29, 2014
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As the Gulf of Maine continues along its rapid warming trend, researchers are trying to understand how these changes affect where fish are...

Hannaford Begins Selling Redfish
Oct 29, 2014
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Acadian redfish made its debut at Hannaford supermarkets this summer, giving shoppers a new regional seafood option. For the last three...

As Codfish Dwindle, Communities Need to Reboot
Oct 13, 2014
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Boston Globe: Fishermen are trying, with the aid of gear innovators, to come up with new nets and techniques to catch legal fish without...

Skate Rebounds to Good Rating for Sustainable Eating
Oct 12, 2014
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Portland Press Herald: According to James Benson, Sustainable Seafood Project manager at Gulf of Maine Research Institute in Portland,...

Cod Crisis: Iconic Species Faces an Uncertain Future
Oct 12, 2014
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Cape Cod Times: Our cod crisis has become a sad cliche, ironic enough to catch the eye of the national media, and the truth does indeed...

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