a pile of buoys next to a pile of lobster pots

Extension Projects

Sea Grant has launched a regional lobster extension program designed to work with communities to link lobster research with the industry, resource managers, and other stakeholders across the region, who can both use the results and inform additional studies and decisions. As part of the American Lobster Initiative, extension programs in the six Northeast states […]

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Dozens of American Lobsters in the water with their claws banded

American Lobster Initiative

The Sea Grant American Lobster Initiative, funded by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s National Sea Grant College Program, is addressing critical knowledge gaps about American lobster and its iconic fishery in a dynamic and changing environment. The initiative, which began in 2019, supports both scientific research and a regional Sea Grant extension program in […]

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