Marine Sciences

Students learn from an instructor on Maine's coastMarine Sciences, including a multidisciplinary Marine Research Solutions initiative to improve understanding of the physical, biological and socioeconomic processes that shape the ocean. Goals include being a reliable, deeply engaged partner with policy makers, fisheries stakeholders, marine industries and coastal communities, helping to develop solutions for the broad array of issues associated with Maine’s marine resources; and to provide high-quality, interdisciplinary undergraduate and graduate education, outreach and research for the Gulf of Maine.

UMaine Today


Watching for eyes
Reproduction endocrinology research could improve survival rates of Atlantic salmon embryos

Farming the sea
Maine’s aquaculture industry grows through research, innovation and collaboration

Stellar in STEM
UMaine boasts five NSF Graduate Research Fellows

Making waves
Darling Marine Center celebrates 50 years of renowned exploration

The gulf
Will warming waters change Maine marine life as we know it?

Wonders of science
UMaine researchers who have changed our views of life on Earth