Working with collaborators, including Andrew Pershing from the Gulf of Maine Research Institute
, they determined that the region south of Nantucket might be a previously unknown right whale habitat.
The Gulf of Maine Research Institute
, the University of Maine, and NOAA found that conservation efforts established by the lobster industry can maintain a stable industry in the face of climate change, averting the collapse that hit southeastern New England.
But scientists with the Portland-based Gulf of Maine Research Institute
predict this year's lobster season will get rolling two or three weeks early.
That's a big market push driving producers toward sustainability, noted Jen Levine, sustainable seafood program manager at Gulf of Maine Research Institute
Hannaford, which operates stores in Hudson, Marlboro, Clinton, Milford and Ayer among its locations, said it has been working with the Gulf of Maine Research Institute
, the Global Acquaculture Alliance, its suppliers and the fishing community toward implementation of the policy.
Additionally, the chain carries fresh items verified through the Gulf of Maine Research Institute
(GMRI), a nonprofit marine science center in Portland.
Northeast Fisheries Science Center colleague Larry Alade, along with Gulf of Maine Research Institute
and UMass-Dartmouth graduate student Crista Bank, have tagged several hundred fish with hopes of having at least 340 monkfish implanted with the devices.