News of Maine's Coast and Islands
Ocean’s Balance is rapidly expanding distribution nationally.
Angela Myracle’s research is going to the dogs. Or, more accurately, for the dogs.
Whales are apparently a lot like Goldilocks. These massive marine mammals do not want their habitats to be either “too hot” or “too cold.”
Compiled by Tom Groening
My spring to-do list emerges as the snow and ice retreat in my yard this time of year. Gone are the excuses that sub-freezing air and snow cover provided for my home- and yard-improvement projects.
By commercial license numbers, the soft-shell clam is the state’s second largest fishery, following the lobster fishery.
Susie Arnold, Ph.D.
The purchase would give the town nearly one-half mile of public shorefront.
“At the end of the day, the important question is, will fishermen use it?”
A quick, random survey of a half-dozen fishermen on their use of personal flotation devices, or PFDs, at the annual Maine Fishermen’s Forum in Rockport on March 1 led to a telling moment.
Atlantic herring, a small fish known to school in the several billions, is a favorite bait of the lobster industry. They’re easy to catch. Lobsters love to eat them. But...