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Looking for Answers
Jun 22, 2016
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The start of another fishing year brings new challenges and more questions for New England’s groundfish fleet. As the effects of dwindling...

Fisherman Spotlight: Randy Cushman
Jun 22, 2016
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Name: Randy Cushman Home Port: Port Clyde, Maine Fishing Vessel: Ella Christine Gear type(s): Otter trawl Fisheries: Groundfish, shrimp How...

Finding Maine's Shrimp with Acoustics
Jun 22, 2016
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This winter, a group of fishermen, in collaboration with GMRI researchers, launched a new two-year inshore northern shrimp acoustic study...

The Power of Citizens as Scientists
Jun 22, 2016
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There is tremendous potential in engaging the public to help gather data for science and management. Known as citizen science, efforts to...

A Do-Over for Dogfish
Jun 22, 2016
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Dogfish, the much-maligned pillager of the Gulf of Maine ecosystem, has wreaked havoc in fishermen’s nets for years. While plentiful, the...