What You Should Know About the Seasonality of Seafood in Maine

Knowing seafood’s seasons is important “for the same reasons that it’s important for people to know that there are seasons in farmed products,” said Monique Coombs, who oversees marine programs and fishing community engagement​ at the Maine Coast Fishermen’s Association.

Coastal Enterprises Inc. to Explore Umbrella Organization for Marketing All Maine Seafood

May 6, 2021 Mainebiz

Coastal Enterprises Inc. has received a grant to explore development of an umbrella organization that would market Maine’s entire seafood catch.

Maine Wants People to Know That it Has the Best Seafood in the World

December 15, 2020 Maine Seafood

The Maine Department of Marine Resources (DMR), with support from Governor Janet Mills and partners across the seafood industry, introduce Maine Seafood, a unified brand dedicated to spreading the word about the world’s best tasting seafood.

Maine Hits Snag in Effort to Distribute Pandemic Aid to Seafood Industry

September 8, 2020 PENELOPE OVERTON, PRESS HERALD

Maine’s plan to distribute the $ 20 million in COVID-19 relief earmarked for the state’s seafood industry is facing unexpected opposition from federal regulators who say individual recipients, not the fishery as a whole, must demonstrate a 35 percent revenue loss this spring before they can qualify for pandemic assistance.

Maine’s Seafood Industry Looking at $ 20M Coronavirus Bailout

September 4, 2020 Fred Bever, Maine Public

Maine’s seafood industry could get a $ 20 million boost by the end of October through funds made available under the federal CARES Act.