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Sea Grant Lobster Research Funding

Sea Grant has a new funding opportunity to support research on how the American lobster and its fishery are being impacted by environmental change in the Gulf of Maine, Georges Bank and southern New England.    The program seeks applications from research teams and encourages research partnerships between state agencies, academia and/or industry stakeholders that address life-history parameters, distribution and

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Recreational Discard of Cod in the Gulf of Maine May be Depleting Stocks

Research in the Journal of Marine Science estimates that “the recreational contribution to the total catch of Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) in the Gulf of Maine (GOM) has increased with recreational discards outnumbering recreational landings by 2:1. However, the discard mortality (DM) rate of cod released in the recreational fishery remains poorly understood, thus contributing to the uncertainty in stock

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