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An Effort to Save Maine's Shrimp Industry
Apr 14, 2017
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WCSH6: (video) S cientists at the Gulf of Maine Research Institute (GMRI) in Portland are finishing up a two-year pilot study using sound...

Hannaford Spotlights Local Seafood at Stores
Apr 12, 2017
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Local signage has become a visible part of any visit to a Hannaford store. The Local label in Hannaford stores provides unique product...

Aquaculture Exhibits Tremendous Potential in Maine
Apr 12, 2017
Waypoints

In the United States aquaculture is gaining increasing attention as coastal fishing communities explore opportunities to preserve their...

Discovery's Sacred Cod Features GMRI Research
Apr 11, 2017
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If you’ve been following our research for a while, you probably remember Chief Scientific Officer Andy Pershing’s study on the impacts of...

As Demand for Herring Soars, Catch Declines in Maine
Mar 12, 2017
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Associated Press: Last year, herring were also difficult to catch far offshore, where they are typically caught in large amounts, but they...

Arctic Warming and Maine
Mar 1, 2017
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Maine Boats, Homes & Harbors: Meltwater from both sea ice and shrinking glaciers and runoff from Arctic rivers swollen with increased...

Fisheries Ecologist Lisa Kerr Tracks Cod and Bluefin Tuna
Feb 3, 2017
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Portland Press Herald: Fisheries ecologist Lisa Kerr has been at the Portland-based Gulf of Maine Research Institute for four years,...

Local Fish on a Roll: Gulf of Maine Fishermen Think Sushi
Feb 1, 2017
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If you're like many Americans, you're probably a big fan of sushi. But did you know that the seafood served in American sushi restaurants...

South Portland Considers Pier Upgrades in Hopes of Aquaculture Boom
Jan 30, 2017
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Portland Press Herald: The long-neglected Portland Street Pier is due for major improvements that could make it a home base for burgeoning...

Meaningful Moments from LabVenture!
Jan 16, 2017
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This fall, GMRI welcomed four new Fellows to LabVenture! . These new team members lead the experience and support students as they...

Seafood for Thought
Jan 16, 2017
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Maine Magazine: The Gulf of Maine, a diverse watershed stretching from Cape Cod to the southern tip of Nova Scotia, has historically been...

Building Markets for Sashimi-Grade Products in the Gulf of Maine
Jan 12, 2017
Waypoints

There’s no denying the enduring popularity of sushi in the U.S. But many consumers may not know that the seafood used in sushi is seldom...

American Plaice now verified as Responsibly Harvested
Jan 12, 2017
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In December, GMRI added American plaice (or “dabs”) to its list of Gulf of Maine Responsibly Harvested ® species. The new verification...

Gulf of Maine Research Institute: Surveying Casco Bay for the Long Term
Dec 28, 2016
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Maine Boats, Homes & Harbors: Kelsey Berger was a research intern last summer for the Casco Bay Aquatic System Survey, developed and...

Coastal Communities Preparing for Sea Level Rise
Dec 27, 2016
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Late this year, we began engaging citizens of Greater Portland in a new project centered on sea level rise. Especially when combined with...

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