Projects

We advance our mission across all our commitments through a variety of projects designed to serve and support our stakeholders. Search and explore hundreds of projects to learn more about our on-the-ground impacts in the Gulf of Maine and beyond.

  • Culinary Partners

    Culinary Partners

    GMRI is proud to partner with area restaurants to promote responsibly harvested seafood from fishermen and purveyors in the Gulf of Maine. They have committed …

  • Economic Analysis of Max Retention Electronic Monitoring

    Economic Analysis of Max Retention Electronic Monitoring

    Initially proposed as a cost-effective and comprehensive electronic monitoring program, the goal of the MREM program is to improve economic performance by fleets while simultaneously …

  • South Portland Pier Aquaculture and Fishing Needs Assessment

    South Portland Pier Aquaculture and Fishing Needs Assessment

    In 2017, GMRI’s Aquaculture Program partnered with the City of South Portland and GEI Consultants to develop a Master Plan or long-term vision for the …

  • Maine Farmed Shellfish Market Analysis

    Maine Farmed Shellfish Market Analysis

    Our project produced a data-driven, quantitative market assessment that informs industry leaders and business owners about the potential scale and scope of markets for farmed …

  • Commercial Oyster Demonstration Farm Partnership

    Commercial Oyster Demonstration Farm Partnership

    Our project documents the growth of a small oyster farm as it scales to commercial level operations. By keeping track of the successes, challenges, financial …

  • Maine Aquaculture Workforce Development Strategy

    Maine Aquaculture Workforce Development Strategy

    In Maine’s aquaculture industry the workforce shortage has been an obstacle to growth for many businesses. This in-depth analysis aims to help determine the current …

  • Sea State Series

    Sea State Series

    We’re pleased to have relaunched Sea State, our series featuring expert speakers on topics central to the Gulf of Maine ecosystem and economy. Since 2006, …

  • The Maine Aquaculturist

    The Maine Aquaculturist

    The Maine Aquaculturist, an aquaculture knowledge portal, is a comprehensive, accessible, and practical information portal that assists commercial aquaculture businesses in understanding and utilizing business-relevant …

  • GMRI Home Delivery

    GMRI Home Delivery

    To adapt to modern challenges we created the GMRI Home Delivery program to provide teachers, students, and parents with virtual education options. All of the …

  • Local Seafood Student Ambassadors

    Local Seafood Student Ambassadors

    In the 2021–22 school year, GMRI is partnering with students from five colleges and universities across New England to boost local seafood consumption in their …

  • Climate Migration Speaker Series

    Climate Migration Speaker Series

    Designed in collaboration with Gateway Community Services and the immigrant/refugee youth and educators they serve, this speaker series will highlight global trends in climate-driven migration …

  • Findings from the Field

    Findings from the Field

    A unique opportunity for students to engage in critical elements of the scientific process: the writing, peer review, and publication of results.