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More than a Meal: MIT Sea Grant facilitates Covid-19 Rapid Response project, Saving a Community Fishery, Feeding a Population

Top left: Robby Brandano, head of purchasing and sales at Great Eastern Seafood, examines fresh haddock ready for processing in Boston. Top right: The CCCFA Haddock Chowder label. Bottom: A batch of Haddock Chowder awaits delivery to the…
A lobster being held over a container of many lobsters
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Sea Grant announces $2 million in support of 2020 American Lobster Initiative projects

Sea Grant announces $2 million in support of the Sea Grant American Lobster Initiative to address scientific and stakeholder needs associated with this important fishery.  >> Read the full article from the National Sea Grant Office >>…
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Knauss Blog: On the Rocks? A Bartender's Guide to Scientific Success

Visit the Sea Grant Knauss Blog and meet the 2020 Fellow sponsored by MIT Sea Grant. Cape Cod native Brianna Shaughnessy has been working as Aquaculture Education Coordinator with the NOAA Office of Education, Office of Aquaculture, and…
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A Message from the Director

Image: www.shutdownstem.com   On behalf of all our staff at the MIT Sea Grant Program, I would like to state our deeply held conviction that Black Lives Matter. Although we are a small unit, we believe that we can make a contribution…
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Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary Condition Report and Management Plan Review

Since 1992, Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary has protected a complex, biologically diverse region within the Gulf of Maine that supports many human communities. The 842-square-mile sanctuary encompasses important feeding grounds…
Scientist looks at a row of glass growing tanks
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2020 Funding Opportunity: Addressing Economic and Market Needs of the U.S. Aquaculture Industry

Photo: Christopher Katalinas/Sea Grant Subject to the availability of funding, Sea Grant anticipates approximately $5,000,000 will be available for research projects and programs that will significantly advance the understanding of the economics…
American lobster with both claws banded
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Sea Grant American Lobster Research Program Funding Opportunity

Photo: Mike Ross | UNH Photographic Services NOTE: DEADLINE HAS BEEN EXTENDED TO APRIL 21, 2020! The American Lobster Research Program is part of Sea Grant's American Lobster Initiative and is a competition run by NOAA's National Sea…
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MIT Sea Grant Joins Hundreds of Leaders and Scientists Focusing on the Future of the Gulf of Maine

Scientists, planners, and leaders – largely from New England and the Maritime Provinces (New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, and Prince Edward Island) have convened in Portland for the Gulf of Maine 2050 International Symposium November 4-8, 2019.…