Past Projects


 Stakeholder Participation >>>


Voluntary Participation in the New England Fishery Management Council

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Habitat Analysis >>>
An analysis of habitat and benthic community effects of scallop dredging on Georges Bank using video photography data
[Green Sea Urchin Stock Assessment and Management]

Developing an optimal fisheries-independent survey program for the Maine sea urchin population >>>

Developing, evaluating, and refining stock assessment framework for the Maine sea urchin fishery >>>



[Jonah Crab Project]

evaluating the feasibility of a potential targeted Jonah crab fishery by assessing the population 


estimating biological reference points to be used in the development of management controls


Working directly with Maine Department of Marine Resources and Maine fishermen, collecting data on the existing crab harvest and monitoring the Maine Jonah crab Experimental Fishing Permit Project 

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[Maine Sea Cucumber Stock Assessment and Management] >>>


Conducting an stock assessment of the Maine Sea Cucumber 


Researching the biology, spatial and temporal population dynamics, impacts of exploitation, management, and risk analysis for the sea cucumber fishery

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[General Fisheries Research Projects] >>>

Improving the information on spatial structure of groundfish fisheries in the Gulf of Maine for stock assessment and management: a preliminary study to develop spatially-explicit model

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