Lobster boat at wharf

Lobsters in the News December 4- December 18

Read the full series: The Lobster Trap Reporters: Penelope Overton, Jenna Russell, David Abel Photographers: Jessica Rinaldi and Brianna Soukup Editors: Brendan McCarthy, Scott Allen, Mark Morrow, Steve Greenlee Design: Ryan Huddle, Yiqing Shao, Leah Becerra, Matt Fulton Development: Daigo Fujiwara, John Hancock, Vince Dixon, Todd Dukart Graphics: John Hancock and Vince Dixon Photo editors: William Greene, Michele McDonald, Leanne Burden Seidel […]

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Lobster Institute Receives Grant to Study Stressors in the Lobster Supply Chain

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 28, 2020 Contact:  Dr. Rick Wahle, Director – Lobster Institute, University of Maine  richard.wahle@maine.edu   207-841-7723(c) UNIVERSITY OF MAINE’S LOBSTER INSTITUTE AND COLLABORATORS SELECTED FOR NOAA’S SALTONSTALL-KENNEDY FUNDING FOR STUDY TO IMPROVE BUSINESS PRACTICES TO REDUCE STRESS POINTS IN THE LOBSTER SUPPLY CHAIN: A UMaine Lobster Institute proposal to continue a collaboration […]

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Rapid Response Team

Thanks to the support from Maine’s lobster license plate holders, the Lobster Institute and the Maine Aquatic Animal Health Laboratory have formed a Rapid Response Team (RRT) to look at issues related to lobster health.   The RRT’s goal is to develop the ability and sensibility within Maine’s lobster industry that early reporting and diagnosis of […]

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Our Mission

“To foster collaboration and communication in support of a sustainable and profitable lobster industry in the Northeast U.S. and Canada.” ”Pour parrainer la collaboration et la communication en soutien d’une pêche durable et profitable de l’industrie du homard du Nord-Ouest des É.-U. et du Canada.” The Lobster Institute is a center of scholarship and outreach […]

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