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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...

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...

New Partnership with UMaine Enhances GMRI Assessment
Jun 1, 2013
Tidings

While traditional science education focuses on memorization of facts and figures, modern goals center on the development of “science...

Groundfish Cuts Underscore Value of Multifaceted Approach
Jun 1, 2013
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This spring’s drastic reduction to groundfish fishing limits signaled that several key Gulf of Maine fisheries are in crisis and dealt a...

Reductions Drive Need to Do More with Less
Jun 1, 2013
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A changing ecosystem, dwindling resources, and global competition have combined to make 2013 one of New England’s most challenging...

NERACOOS Launches New Climate Data Display
Jun 1, 2013
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The Northeastern Regional Association of Coastal and Ocean Observing System (NERACOOS) launched a new data visualization tool this spring,...

Survey Powers Planning Tools for Lobstermen and Managers
Jun 1, 2013
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Lobstermen will soon have several new tools to help understand their business' profitability and navigate future challenges. In 2011, more...

UK Fisheries Knowledge Exchange Stimulates Dialogue
May 28, 2013
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A group of 18 fishermen from across the United Kingdom (UK), representing a wide array of gear types and fisheries, joined scientists and...

Sentinel Species Warrants Further Study
May 28, 2013
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The pelagic food web of the Gulf of Maine, which includes herring, sand lance, mackerel, and the North Atlantic right whale, depends...

Gillnet Fishermen Adopt New Technology
May 28, 2013
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Under the leadership of the Gloucester Fishing Community Preservation Fund (GFCPF), groundfish sector gillnet fishermen are now beginning...

New Financing Opportunities Offer Fishermen Alternatives
May 28, 2013
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In the face of increased financial hardship — from significant cuts in catch limits and rising fuel prices — many fishing communities...

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