Maine Lobster Industry Nets $ 2 Million For Research

For the second straight year, $ 2 million has been awarded for lobster research in the Gulf of Maine. Four of the nine NOAA Sea Grant projects will be conducted by Maine organizations, totaling $ 559,181 in funding for Maine-based research projects.

NOAA: Gulf of Maine Skate Makes Comeback

January 9, 2020 Wicked Local

The declaration was included in “Status of U.S. Fisheries Annual Report to Congress,” prepared by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and submitted to lawmakers this fall.

Lobster Catch Headed For Decline, Not Crash, Scientists Say

The new studies, both published with University of Maine scientists as lead authors, show a fishery in which warming waters off Maine have changed the dynamics of the lobster population.