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Climate study underscores challenge of managing Gulf of Maine fisheries

Sep 7, 2017

Incorporating climate change and its effects on marine life will be an important part of sustaining key fisheries in the Gulf of Maine that already are proving difficult to manage.

That's the thinking behind a new study by the Gulf of Maine Research Institute in Portland, which received a $1.1 million grant from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to investigate impacts of climate change on groundfish and examine how fisheries management practices might be improved to account for climate change impacts.

Senior GMRI Scientists Involved in the Project: