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Convening on the Isle of Man
Mar 1, 2012
Tidings

In October, Irish Sea scallop fishermen, managers, and conservation groups came together for a workshop aimed at sharing information and...

Resource Economist joins GMRI
Mar 1, 2012
Tidings

Jenny Sun sees New England as a prime place to gain insights into the economics of rights-based fishery management. As GMRI's new Senior...

Gear Increases Fuel Efficiency
Mar 1, 2012
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Jim Ford, captain of the F/V Lisa Anne II , is the first fisherman in New England to use semi-pelagic otter boards on his vessel. Otter...

Understanding Vital Signs Impact
Mar 1, 2012
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Dr. Brigid Barron, a social science researcher at Stanford University's School of Education, is studying GMRI's Vital Signs program to...

Belgrade Lakes Community Studies Local Ecosystem
Mar 1, 2012
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Students participating in Skowhegan Area Middle School's after school program recently took part in their first Vital Signs data collection...

Amendment 18 Scoping Strikes Different Chords in Ports Across New England
Jan 5, 2012
Waypoints

In January, the New England Fisheries Management Council (Council) got a head start on 2012 priorities by holding ten scoping meetings for...

Seafood News: Should Consumers Eat Gulf of Maine Cod or Northern Shrimp?
Jan 5, 2012
Waypoints

GMRI's Sustainable Seafood Program has worked to raise consumer awareness of Gulf of Maine seafood that is responsibly harvested and...

Gulf of Maine Cod Faces Tumultuous Times
Jan 5, 2012
Waypoints

Preliminary findings from the Gulf of Maine cod assessment revealed that the previous evaluation completed in 2008 had overestimated the...

Cusk in the Kitchen
Jan 5, 2012
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In December 2011, GMRI (on behalf of NMFS) conducted a two-day workshop on a species that usually does not get much attention, the Atlantic...

Shrimp Section Eyes Management Changes in 2012
Jan 5, 2012
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Fishing year 2012 brought significant harvest reductions to the northern shrimp fishery with managers reducing the total allowable catch (...

GEARNET: Some Promising Results and Still Accepting Proposals
Jan 5, 2012
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Shelly Tallack , Principal Investigator for the Northeast Groundfish Gear Conservation Engineering and Demonstration Network ( GEARNET ),...

Mid-Atlantic Develops Vision
Jan 5, 2012
Waypoints

The Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council (MAFMC) is currently in the midst of a strategic visioning process. Through this effort, the...

MREP 200 Deepens Understanding
Jan 5, 2012
Waypoints

Last November, a large group of fishermen and others (including a chef!) attended Marine Resource Education Program (MREP) 200 in Woods...

Vessel Trip Reports
Nov 11, 2011
Tidings

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...

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