Lobster in the news

CBC interviews Wahle about Northumberland Strait warming, lobsters

CBC interviewed Rick Wahle, director of the Lobster Institute at the University of Maine, for an article about climate change-related warming in the Northumberland Strait near Prince Edward Island, Canada and the effects it could have on the lobster fishery. Wahle, who has surveyed the waters off PEI, said the good news was that there […]

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Media publish UMaine news release on collaboration to fund lobster research

Mainebiz, Boothbay Register and Refrigerated & Frozen Foods published a University of Maine news release about a $75,000 gift from two seafood companies to fund a fourth field season for a UMaine deep-water lobster settlement monitoring program. The research is an extension of the American Lobster Settlement Index initiated in 1989 by Rick Wahle, research professor in […]

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News Center Maine quotes Wahle in article on climate change in Maine

News Center Maine quoted Rick Wahle, director of the University of Maine Lobster Institute, in an article on the effects of climate change in Maine. Data from the Gulf of Maine Research Institute shows that temperatures in the Gulf have warmed about 2.3 degrees Fahrenheit since 1982, according to the article. Andrew Pershing, chief scientific […]

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AP covers annual Lobstermen’s Town Meeting

The Associated Press covered this year’s Canadian/U.S. Lobstermen’s Town Meeting April 5 and 6 in Portland. The University of Maine Lobster Institute hosted this year’s event, which had a theme of “Two Nations, Two Fisheries: Shared Challenges, Shared Opportunities” and attracted lobstermen, dealers, processors, scientists and others from both countries, according to the article. News […]

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