News of Maine's Coast and Islands
A fishery crisis of this magnitude, with a healthy population of the target species, is highly unusual…
Heather Deese, Ph.D.
The reason that the Gulf Stream flows is due primarily to the fact that sea surface is a couple of feet higher on its right than on its left...
By 2009, total landings were 132,000 pounds—80,000 pounds of which was landed in Maine.
The Gulf of Maine is changing again, but this time it’s much more rapid. The rate of recent warming far exceeds what we’ve seen anywhere in the ocean, and so we have an exclusive front-row seat at the premier screening of the Climate Change Show.
With 1 foot of sea level rise, the 10-year storm of the past will cause the same damage as the storm of the century.
Susie Arnold, Ph.D.
On handling, he said fishermen should treat the lobster like an egg: “One hand, one lobster.”
The Japanese scallops for sale in Maine grocery stores this winter are a testament to the fact that this component of MMPA has long been ignored.
To date, 60 lobsters have been genetically identified as American lobsters in European waters…
The coast of Maine and neighboring Maritime Canada are extraordinary in many ways, but there is one way in which we are truly unique on the planet—the height of our tides.