Collaborative Chats – 2021

Below, please view recordings from the second season of webinars hosted by Maine Sea Grant, the Maine Department of Marine Resources, and the University of Maine’s Lobster Institute. These sessions focused on collaborative research efforts in the lobster industry. The second season highlighted ongoing collaborative research projects, including those funded through the Sea Grant American Lobster Initiative focused on understanding the biological, social, and economic resilience of the industry to a changing environment.

For more information, please email Amalia Harrington, or call (207) 581-1440.

Collaborative Chats, Season 2, Episode 1: Maine DMR Lobster Sampling Programs with Kathleen Reardon, Matt Davis, & Joe Locurto (10/06/21)


Collaborative Chats, Season 2, Episode 2: Working with lobstermen to assess the distribution and abundance of larval lobsters in the Gulf of Maine and on Georges Bank with Joshua Carloni, Lauren Staples, & Damon Frampton (11/04/21)


Collaborative Chats, Season 2, Episode 3: Defining sentinel indicators of resilience in the American lobster fishery with Joshua Stoll, Theresa Burnham, Patrice McCarron, Carla Guenther, & Kathleen Reardon (12/13/21)


Collaborative Chats, Season 2, Episode 4: Early life history of American lobsters in coastal southern New England waters with Jeremy Collie, Conor McManus, Declan McCormick, & Al Eagles (01/12/22)


Collaborative Chats, Season 2, Episode 5: MA Division of Marine Fisheries and MA lobster industry collaborative research and monitoring projects with Tracy Pugh, Fred Penney, & Wes Penney (02/16/22)


Collaborative Chats, Season 2, Episode 6: Understanding direct sales utilization and challenges of RI and NH lobstermen during the COVID-19 pandemic with Dawn Kotowicz & Gabby Bradt (03/09/22)