Projects

We advance our mission across all our commitments through a variety of projects designed to serve and support our stakeholders. Search and explore hundreds of projects to learn more about our on-the-ground impacts in the Gulf of Maine and beyond.

  • Finding Responsibly Harvested Seafood Near You

    Finding Responsibly Harvested Seafood Near You

    GMRI is proud to have a range of retailers, universities, schools, hospitals, and corporate dining facilities participating in the Gulf of Maine Responsibly Harvested program. …

  • Ocean Risks and Resilience in SIDS and LDCs

    Ocean Risks and Resilience in SIDS and LDCs

    This project synthesizes existing knowledge of ocean risks and resilience and tools to assess such risks and vulnerabilities in coastal communities, including those in SIDS …

  • Learning Resource Hub

    Learning Resource Hub

    Across all of our educational efforts at the Gulf of Maine Research Institute, we've created compelling curriculum resources targeting middle school learners. Through our resources, …

  • Scallop Aquaculture Initiative

    Scallop Aquaculture Initiative

    In January 2021, the Gulf of Maine Research Institute, the University of Maine, and Coastal Enterprises, Inc. convened to form the Scallop Aquaculture Initiative (SAI), …

  • Culinary Partners

    Culinary Partners

    GMRI is proud to partner with area restaurants to promote responsibly harvested seafood from fishermen and purveyors in the Gulf of Maine. They have committed …

  • Regional Teacher Communities

    Regional Teacher Communities

    Across our education efforts we support educators with professional learning opportunities that help them engage students in authentic science learning experiences. Workshops introduce educators to …

  • New England Marine Monitoring

    New England Marine Monitoring

    New England Marine Monitoring is an electronic monitoring (EM) services company that provides video review, on-vessel technical support, and program design service to New England …

  • Blue Economy Innovation Corridor

    Blue Economy Innovation Corridor

    We are combining the technical expertise of GMRI with business formation and support services to forge a pathway for Blue Economy entrepreneurs and start ups, …

  • Evaluating Alternative Harvest Control Rules for New England Groundfish

    Evaluating Alternative Harvest Control Rules for New England Groundfish

    The New England Fishery Management Council (NEFMC) initiated a groundfish harvest control rule review so that fishery management can be sure they are prescribing the …

  • Integrating Climate Impacts into Atlantic Bluefin Tuna Stock Assessment

    Integrating Climate Impacts into Atlantic Bluefin Tuna Stock Assessment

    Our project is examining atmospheric and oceanographic changes that may have impacted the distribution of giant bluefin tuna in the Gulf of Maine. This information …

  • True Fin: Premium Gulf of Maine Seafood

    True Fin: Premium Gulf of Maine Seafood

    True Fin was founded to realize the maximum potential for seafood from the New England region.

  • Ocean Observing in the Northeast (NERACOOS)

    Ocean Observing in the Northeast (NERACOOS)

    One of eleven regional associations under NOAA's national Integrated Ocean Observing System (IOOS) program, NERACOOS advances many observation and scientific efforts in our region. The …