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HELP WANTED: Extraordinary Leadership Opportunity in Maine Coastal Fisheries

PAID ADVERTISEMENT   PENOBSCOT EAST RESOURCE CENTER SEEKS EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR Penobscot East Resource Center (PERC) was founded on the principle that the only way the resources of the oceans can be protected and sustained is through joint stakeholder stewardship: collective action of fishermen and their communities, supported by science and working in combination with regulatory …

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Scallop quota RSA projects announced GLOUCESTER, MA – This month starts a new round of sea scallop fisheries research upon final award of 1.23 million pounds of sea scallop research set-aside (RSA) quota. NOAA’s Northeast Fisheries Science Center awarded RSA quota to 15 projects totaling an estimated $15.6 million for the 2016-2017 fishing years. No …

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A February to remember

A February to remember Jimmy Wotton aboard his lobster boat Overkill out in a snowstorm breaking ice. Friendship fishermen tried in vain to keep the harbor and surrounding bay open. I took this shot through the window looking out over my desk. (Diane Cowan photo) by Diane Cowan Maine lobsters and lobster scientist iced-in For …

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2013 lobster settlement index forecasts downward trends

WALPOLE, ME – Recent references at public meetings to marked declines in the settlement of young-of-the-year and juvenile lobsters all along the Maine coast (see CFN April 2014) were confirmed with the release of the 2013 American Lobster Settlement Index (ALSI) in early May. “The diver-based suction sampling survey, our longest ALSI time series, reveals …

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Forum 2014

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Protected: Groundfish ACL cuts: What’s going on?

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