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Are Bigger Fish Better? UMaine, GMRI Researchers Awarded Grant to Explore Fish Body Size and Resiliency
Nov 11, 2011
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"I'm really excited to begin our new project on the role of body size in fish communities. As a fish gets bigger, its metabolism becomes...

Vessel Trip Reports
Nov 11, 2011
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After working hard on the water all day, commercial fishermen have to fill out hand-written paperwork — whether they’ve landed a full catch...

Conference Explores Fisheries Innovation
Nov 11, 2011
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Portland's working waterfront attracted a national gathering of fishermen, seafood related businesses, regulators and scientists who came...

Has Your Dinner Menu included Gulf of Maine Redfish this Summer?
Aug 21, 2011
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Redfish is one of many species that are lesser known but abundant in the Gulf of Maine. The Gulf of Maine Research Institute is working...

Summer Institutes Engage Educators in Science Learning
Aug 21, 2011
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This summer, 36 educators came to GMRI to practice ways to provide authentic and personally meaningful science learning experiences. They...

Understanding Atlantic salmon in the ocean ecosystem
Aug 21, 2011
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Gulf of Maine Atlantic salmon has been on the endangered species list for ten years. The population has shown little sign of recovery...

Studying Striped Bass and Lobster Interactions
Aug 21, 2011
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Graduate student Erin Wilkinson is collaborating with local anglers to study interactions between striped bass and lobsters off the coast...

GMRI Hires First Chief Operating Officer
Aug 21, 2011
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The Gulf of Maine Research Institute (GMRI) announced on Thursday that it has recruited Ellen Grant as its first chief operating officer...

Working with Fishermen to Improve Profitability
Jun 1, 2011
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As New England's fishermen face the challenges of a changing industry, they are working hard to improve the profitability of their...

Students Learn About Household Energy Use
Jun 1, 2011
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Students in Guy Meader's classes at Augusta's Cony High School were among the first to experience PowerHouse , the Gulf of Maine Research...

Data Resources for Recreational Boaters
Jun 1, 2011
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Boaters rely on a complex system of weather and water data coming from multiple sources at any given time. GMRI's Ocean Data Products team...

Gulf of Maine Responsibly Harvested Northern Shrimp
Jun 1, 2011
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This summer, seafood shoppers will find northern shrimp, cod, haddock, and lobster products that have been verified by the Gulf of Maine...

Understanding and Supporting the Monkfish Fishery
Jun 1, 2011
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Fishermen are wary as the New England Fishery Management Council considers a shift to catch shares in the monkfish fishery. The change...

New Citizen Scientists Join Vital Signs Community
Jun 1, 2011
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Volunteers from the Kezar Lake Watershed Association and the Lovell Invasive Plant Prevention Committee now know how to apply scientific...

A Network Approach to Fishing Gear Research
Mar 1, 2011
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Groundfishermen in New England have been facing a challenging transition to catch-share management, fishing within groups known as sectors...

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