February 4, 2019

2019 American Lobster Research FFO - due April 11, 2019

The 2019 American Lobster Research FFO is open to researchers from any institution to address critical gaps in knowledge about how the American Lobster and its fishery is being impacted by environmental change. Apply directly to the National Sea Grant Office by April 11, 2019.
Research topics should have a geographic focus of the Gulf of Maine and/or Georges Bank and address one or more of the following:

  • Increased understanding of life history parameters, including but not limited to, migration, growth, and maturity

  • Larval studies and early biology

  • Spatial distribution

  • Socio-economic lessons learned from Southern New England as they pertain to Georges Bank and the Gulf of Maine

  • Please note: Special emphasis may be placed on the impact of warming temperatures.

The National Sea Grant Office will host a WEBINAR on February 14, 2019 from 2:00-3:00 PM ET providing an overview of the 2019 American Lobster Research FFO and its application process.

CLICK HERE to join webinar.

Please contact us at seagrantinfo@mit.edu if you have any questions regarding this funding opportunity or would like to discuss potential collaborations on topic areas highlighted in the announcement.