The University of Maine’s collaborative research with the lobster industry will continue thanks to the support of businesses that rely on the fishery.

The national restaurant chain Red Lobster, Cranberry Isles Fishermen’s Co-Op in Islesford, Maine, and Ready Seafood Co., a supplier and processor headquartered in Saco, Maine, teamed up to fund this sixth consecutive field season in 2021. The program monitors the settlement of baby lobsters in deepwater habitats of the Gulf of Maine, an extension to long-standing shallow water monitoring of lobster nurseries in New England and Atlantic Canada. Read more