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Warm Waters Bring New Species
Nov 1, 2013
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Climate change has made the Gulf of Maine less hospitable to many cold-water species, such as cod and northern shrimp. New species from...

In Recognition of a Friend and Supporter: Nancy ‘Nan’ Sawyer
Nov 1, 2013
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Nancy “Nan” Sawyer, one of GMRI’s most ardent supporters, passed away July 4. A dear friend to GMRI’s staff, Nan spent many years as a...

Teachers Leverage LabVenture!
Nov 1, 2013
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Teachers Leverage LabVenture! Students’ immersive LabVenture! experience provides educators with a powerful springboard for continued...

Anglers Partner with Scientists to Examine Striper Population
Nov 1, 2013
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A dramatic decline in Maine's striped bass population has left both scientists and recreational anglers wondering about the causes. This...

Different Fishery, Similar Challenges
Nov 1, 2013
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The UK fishing industry recently provided GMRI with an opportunity to apply our convening expertise to the other side of the pond. Working...

Chefs, Ocean Researchers Team Up To Hook Diners on ‘Underutilized’ Gulf Of Maine Fish Species
Aug 31, 2013
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Bangor Daily News: This year, the commercial cod quota in the Gulf of Maine, which includes Massachusetts and New Hampshire, is 78 percent...

National Marine Fisheries Service Releases Electronic Monitoring Policy Directive
Aug 21, 2013
Waypoints

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...

MFI Workshop: Incorporating Change in Assessments and Management
Aug 21, 2013
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In response to the need for a systematic review of the New England groundfish stock assessment process, the Massachusetts Marine Fisheries...

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...

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...

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