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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
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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,...

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...

Chefs, Ocean Researchers Team Up to Hook Diners on ‘Underutilized’ Gulf of Maine Fish Species
Aug 13, 2013
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Bangor Daily News: In February, GMRI launched a culinary partnership with Sea Glass and several Portland eateries such as Local 188 and...

How Technological Innovation is Changing Fishing
Jul 15, 2013
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WCAI Radio: Groundfish is New England’s most iconic fishery - cod, haddock, flounder. These days, they're mostly caught by trawl. But that...

Survey Powers Planning Tools for Lobstermen and Managers
Jun 1, 2013
Tidings

Lobstermen will soon have several new tools to help understand their business' profitability and navigate future challenges. In 2011, more...

New Partnership with UMaine Enhances GMRI Assessment
Jun 1, 2013
Tidings

While traditional science education focuses on memorization of facts and figures, modern goals center on the development of “science...

Groundfish Cuts Underscore Value of Multifaceted Approach
Jun 1, 2013
Tidings

This spring’s drastic reduction to groundfish fishing limits signaled that several key Gulf of Maine fisheries are in crisis and dealt a...

Reductions Drive Need to Do More with Less
Jun 1, 2013
Tidings

A changing ecosystem, dwindling resources, and global competition have combined to make 2013 one of New England’s most challenging...

NERACOOS Launches New Climate Data Display
Jun 1, 2013
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The Northeastern Regional Association of Coastal and Ocean Observing System (NERACOOS) launched a new data visualization tool this spring,...

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...

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