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From Trap to Plate, Maine Lobster Distribution is a Complex System
Dec 14, 2015
Press Clip

Mainebiz: Trends show the lobster resource is shifting east, possibly due to the warming ocean temperature... According to the Gulf of...

Searching for Shrimp: A New Acoustic Study at GMRI
Dec 4, 2015
Blog

“…like finding a needle in a haystack.” It’s the go-to cliché for a difficult search. But marine scientists might challenge a frustrated...

Pershing Paper Gets National Attention
Nov 2, 2015
Blog

In October, GMRI Chief Scientific Officer Andy Pershing and his colleagues were published in perhaps the most prominent scientific journal...

Climate Change Hurting New England Cod, Study Says (all links)
Oct 29, 2015
Press Clip

Multiple National Outlets: For centuries, cod were the backbone of New England’s fisheries and a key species in the Gulf of Maine ecosystem...

New Study: Warming Waters a Major Factor in the Collapse of New England Cod
Oct 29, 2015
Press Release

PORTLAND, Maine — October 29, 2015 — For centuries, cod were the backbone of New England’s fisheries and a key species in the Gulf of Maine...

Spiny Dogfish gets a Marketing Makeover
Oct 28, 2015
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Boston Globe: The Gulf of Maine Research Institute, will create promotional events and develop product surveys for potential buyers. Since...

Fishermen Worry as Black Sea Bass Stake New England Claim
Oct 26, 2015
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Associated Press: As waters warm off the coast of New England, black sea bass are moving north and, fishermen say, threatening the region's...

Mayday: Gulf of Maine in Distress
Oct 25, 2015
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Maine Sunday Telegram: The Gulf of Maine – which extends from Cape Cod in Massachusetts to Cape Sable at the southern tip of Nova Scotia,...

NASA Commits $6.5M to Gulf of Maine Research Institute for Climate Change Education
Oct 21, 2015
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Mainebiz: The Gulf of Maine Research Institute in Portland is receiving a $6.5 million grant from NASA to create a new educational program...

U.S. Program Pushes to put Acadian Redfish on the Menu
Oct 6, 2015
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Seafood Source: The Gulf of Maine Research Institute (GMRI) has been working for the past four years to promote underutilized fish species...

The Enigma Behind America's Freak, 20-year Lobster Boom
Oct 6, 2015
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Quartz: Finally, thanks to warmer seas and plum new habitats, more babies than before are surviving. Statistics seem to bear that out: Even...

Today, Maine Students Come to School Eager to Tackle Environmental Problems
Oct 4, 2015
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Portland Press Herald: A more sophisticated curriculum works because Maine students come to their classrooms with a working understanding...

Several Maine Colleges to Source More Gulf of Maine Seafood
Oct 2, 2015
Waypoints

In June, the food service company Sodexo announced a commitment to shift current sourcing for its Maine clients to include more Gulf of...

Fishing in a Digital Age
Oct 2, 2015
Waypoints

Modern day fishing vessels can be equipped with a wide range of electronics, some required and some voluntary. Keeping pace with new...

Acoustics Used by Gulf of Maine Researchers Reveals Important Fisheries Findings
Oct 2, 2015
Waypoints

Acoustic surveys are not new in the world of fisheries research. For decades acoustic equipment has enabled fishermen and scientists to...

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