– Research –


DEI’s research has included lobster, Homarus americanus, Maine’s most valuable fishery. Research has included how to raise them in the hatchery, pounding, and studying how fast lobsters grow by Maine coastal region.

Pounding Lobsters

DEI and the Lobster Institute at the University of Maine collaborated on an effort to determine if tidal pounds are suitable for rearing lobsters for stock enhancement purposes. The project was funded by the Washington County Fund of the Maine Community Foundation. Dr. Beal and Dr. Robert [...]

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