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Maine Jellyfish Tracking
Ocean Data
Overview Reports of jellyfish sightings in the Gulf of Maine seem to have increased over the past few summers. GMRI, the Bigelow Lab for Ocean Sciences, and...
Assessing Herring Bait Availability in Inshore Maine Waters
Fisheries Ecology
Atlantic herring ( Clupea harengus ) are an important prey species for a range of predators in the Gulf of Maine including marine mammals, seabirds and...
Ecological Diversity of Cod in the Gulf of Maine and its Role in Resiliency of a Fishery
Fisheries Ecology
Cod is an iconic species in New England and historically was one of the most economically and socially important fish in the North Atlantic for commercial and...
Identification and Modelling of Alewife Stock Structure
Fisheries Ecology
Alewives are an integral part of and link between freshwater and marine ecosystems in the Gulf of Maine. Little is known about the life history and...
Interactive Habitat Amendment Map Viewer
Ocean Data
The New England Fishery Management Council (NEFMC) is preparing to take final action on the comprehensive Omnibus Essential Fish Habitat (EFH) Amendment ,...
Impacts of Climate Change on Lobsters, Fish, and Economics
Climate Adaptation
We are leading a four-year, $1.8-million project as part of the NSF’s Coastal SEES (Science, Engineering, and Education for Sustainability) Initiative to...
Evolution of a Business Model for New England Groundfish Sectors
Human Use & Impact
When Amendment 16 regulations were finalized on April 2010, the New England groundfish fishery faced a quick transition from a days-at-sea (DAS) effort control...
Great Lakes Observing System Boaters’ Forecast
Ocean Data
The Great Lakes Observing System (GLOS) Boaters' Forecast Tool provides recreational boaters information on water currents, winds, waves, and water depths to...
Finding Ocean Solutions
Climate Adaptation
There is growing evidence that unsustainable fisheries are facing multiple problems at a global level. How can the viability and sustainability of these...
Fishing Area Selectivity Tool
Ocean Data
Through support from NOAA Fisheries' Northeast Cooperative Research Program (NCRP), GMRI’s Fishing Technical Assistance Program and Ocean Data Products group...

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