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Archive: October 2011

UMaine, GMRI Researchers Awarded Grant to Explore Fish Body Size and Resiliency

October 3, 2011

 
Are bigger fish better?

That question is at the root of a collaborative research effort by scientists at the University of Maine and the Gulf of Maine Research Institute (GMRI). The project will look at how changes in the sizes of fish in a given population influence overall health and ability to resist external pressures such as fishing and climate change.

Andrew Pershing, a UMaine associate professor and ecosystem modeler at GMRI, will lead this groundbreaking study, which has received a...

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