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2017 McCarthy Award Winner Announced
Jun 22, 2017
Blog

Earlier this month, our education team honored Gorham Middle School teacher Angela Gospodarek with the fourth annual McCarthy Education...

New Projects Aim to Improve Stock Assessments
Jun 19, 2017
Waypoints

In 2015, GMRI convened a series of meetings of commercial and recreational fishermen, scientists, and policy representatives from across...

Gulf of Maine, Explained: Trawling
Jun 13, 2017
Blog

While many of us enjoy fresh local seafood, we don’t often get to see how that fish is harvested. Trawling is one of the most common...

Teaming Up With The Telling Room
Jun 5, 2017
Blog

For the last two years, LabVenture! has partnered with local writing nonprofit the Telling Room . This unique collaboration gives students...

A Summer of Science: Field Season Preview
May 11, 2017
Tidings

Warmer weather is here again, and with it comes field season at GMRI. Our research team has several projects that kick into gear around...

Learning in La La Land
May 10, 2017
Tidings

Each year, an international community of educators gathers at the National Science Teachers Association Conference. In March, two members...

Hannaford Goes Local
May 10, 2017
Tidings

If you do your grocery shopping at Hannaford, you may have noticed some new signage. Storewide, the grocery chain has rolled out their...

Fair Trade Certification Reaches North Atlantic Sea Scallop Industry
May 10, 2017
Waypoints

This year, Fair Trade Certified TM Atlantic sea scallops will become available for the first time. Fair Trade certification may be familiar...

Sea State Now Streaming
May 10, 2017
Tidings

For over a decade, we’ve invited the public into our lab for the Joan M. Kelly Sea State Lecture Series. Sea State lectures are a community...

Community Celebrates Gulf of Maine Seafood
May 10, 2017
Tidings

On a Thursday evening in late April, over 200 guests joined us for our fourth annual Seafood Celebration. Attendees enjoyed Gulf of Maine...

Atlantic Halibut Availability and Market Influenced by Proactive Fisheries Management
May 10, 2017
Waypoints

Atlantic halibut are delicious to eat. Prepared properly, the white meat is tender, flakey, and somewhat sweet - a favorite among many...

Maine Shellfish On the Brink of A Culinary Boom
May 3, 2017
Press Clip

WMTW: (video) Opportunities for Aquaculture in South Portland

Seafood celebration at the Gulf of Maine Research Institute
Apr 27, 2017
Press Clip

WCSH6: (video) The Gulf of Maine Research Institute is greatly interested in the health and management of the Gulf of Maine. They're...

David Turin: Dead Fish to Starboard
Apr 27, 2017
Press Clip

WCSH6: In April, Chef David Turin gave a talk at the Gulf of Maine Research Institute's Sea State lecture series. The talk came about...

Real World, Real Science: Imagining the Future of LabVenture!
Apr 17, 2017
Blog

On a chilly fall morning in 2015, CEO and President Don Perkins took to a press conference podium to announce the largest grant in our...

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