Marine Department of Marine Resources Nets Funding for Boost Lobster Health Research
The Maine Department of Marine Resources (DMR) received roughly $100,000 to improve research into a key indicator of the lobster population’s health and to develop a database of publicly available information for use by researchers.
The funding was provided by the 2020 National Sea Grant American Lobster Initiative. The work will include an examination of a potentially less costly and more efficient method to examine the size at which female lobsters mature, the DMR explained.
“Research that studies the size of female lobsters at the point when they become capable of egg production..."
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