Industry

New Technology on Display at Ropeless Consortium

Industry advances were on display at the Ropeless Consortium meeting at the University of Southern Maine in Portland last fall.

Mainly Status Quo for Georges Groundfish TAC in 2020

With the exception of a slight increase of 42 metric tonnes for yellowtail flounder, it’s status quo for groundfish quotas on Georges Bank (5Z)...

New Study Outlines Good News for Future SW Nova Lobster Habitat

Overall projected changes in offshore lobster habitat for the region, as a whole, appear to be positive. However, changes in...

Optimistic Outlook for Upcoming Southwest Nova Lobster Fishery

The countdown is on to the opening of the southwestern Nova Scotia lobster fishery on November 25, weather permitting of course.

Industry Briefs – November 2019

Students’ Perceptions of Marine Careers Provide Insight into Workforce Challenges Despite the recent growth and attention on the marine industry...

Herring Quota Reduced Yet Again

Further reductions in quota and fishing efforts and increased conservation and management measures have been implemented for the Atlantic herring 4VWX purse seine fleet.

Industry Briefs – October 2019

Coldwater Lobster Association Receives Gulf of Maine Sustainable Industry Award The Coldwater Lobster Association has been recognized with a Gulf...

New Bait Options on the Menu?

Blackbelly Rosefish, Asian Carp Given Nod as Alternative Lobster Bait Sources in Maine, Approval Pending in Canada Maine...

Industry Briefs – September 2019

Preserving the Independence of the Inshore Fleet The federal government recently announced that new measures that will ensure that...

The Fisheries Problem from Hell: Right Whales and Gear Entanglement

The North Atlantic right whale population is hovering at the brink of failure, with around 400 surviving individuals.  In...
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