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Lobsters shifting north; ocean warming blamed

...meanwhile, lobsters are booming.The population in the Gulf of Maine - a body of water that touches Canada, Maine, New...said Andy Pershing, chief scientific officer for the Gulf of Maine Research Institute of Portland, Maine.Seaside lobster...
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Obama veto vow sparks fishing law fight

...such as haddock and pollock."You can manage around that problem," Goethel said. "You don't crank down the Gulf of Maine to the point where you can't leave the pier."But Charlie Witek, a West Babylon, New York, fisherman who sits...
Species in the Spotlight helps endangered species

...species at risk of extinction. All eight are listed as endangered under the Endangered Species Act. They are the Gulf of Maine population of Atlantic salmon, Central California Coast coho salmon, Cook Inlet beluga whales, Hawaiian monk seals...
Scientists begin 10-year census of the seas

...divided into seven topics. Besides Pacific shorelines and the North Atlantic sea floor, scientists are examining the Gulf of Maine, hydrothermal vents, coastal salmon runs, the worldwide habits of large fish and mammals, and animals of the abyss...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

It was meant as a gift. I was supposed to eat it. But I do not believe in eating lobsters. I do not believe in eating ANYTHING that looks like an insect and has 137 legs and claws and feelers and eyeballs waving around on stalks.
Fish stocks continue on the road to recovery of the 1994 level for cod stocks in both the Gulf of Maine and Georges Bank. Because of these efforts, Gulf of Maine cod populations have tripled since 1994 and Georges Bank cod doubled over its low point in 2005. Yet, more still...
The pain of getting Duane to Maine

It was a Thursday evening when I got a chilling message from my office at The Miami Herald: Somebody had sent me a live Maine lobster.
Glacier Bay whale population growing

...about 12 years old, Gabriele said. "The age at first calving for Southeast Alaska is about twice what it is in the Gulf of Maine," she said. Elizabeth Bluemink can be reached at
Federal agency calls for offshore fish farming

...farms in New Hampshire, Hawaii and Puerto Rico through its Sea Grant program. One pilot mariculture project in the Gulf of Maine has become profitable, farming rope-cultured mussels, but it is too early to evaluate the economics of the finfish...
Former cod fisherman now leads offshore aquaculture effort

...Richard Langan fished for cod off the Gulf of Maine. But the cod fishery collapsed...of his group's research in the Gulf of Maine, no fish reared in their have sprouted in the Gulf of Maine this year. The mussels are grown...


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