Tag Archives: Patrick Keliher

Special Episode of Beyond Data Podcast Released – Resiliency in Maine’s Lobster Fishery & More

This special episode of the Beyond Data Podcast is reported from the Maine Fishermen’s Forum, which recently wrapped up here in Midcoast Maine. In this episode, we hear from Maine Department of Marine Resources (DMR) Commissioner Patrick Keliher on resiliency in the State’s … Continue reading

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Latency and the Maine Lobster Fishery

“There are 1.2 million trap tags that are not in the water. We can’t say, ‘We can’t talk about it,’ if we know it’s a problem. Having the conversation now, when there’s no threat or need to change, is a … Continue reading

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Managing the Social, Economic and Environmental Components of the Maine Lobster Fishery

“Every fisherman must recognize that we cannot dismiss or trade one element for another and expect our communities to thrive. Long-term sustainability requires the management of [social, economic and environmental components] in concert.” -Matinicus Island Fisher Michael J. Ames in … Continue reading

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