Projects

Ropeless Pilot Testing 2018
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Comparison of the Vented and Ventless Trap Catches of American Lobster with Scuba Transect Surveys
(UMASS Dartmouth and the Massachusetts Lobstermen's Association)
Implications of Epizootic Shell Disease on the American Lobster Population in Buzzards Bay
(MA Department of Marine Fisheries, URI, and the Massachusetts Lobstermen's Association)
Satellite Tracked Drifters Program
(NOAA - Northeast Fisheries Science Center)
Environmental Monitors of Lobster Traps in Southern New England Waters
(NOAA - Northeast Fisheries Science Center and the Massachusetts Lobstermen's Association)  http://www.emolt.org/
Examining Stock Structure of American Lobster in U.S. Territorial Waters
(MA Department of Marine Fisheries and the Massachusetts Lobstermen's Association)
Marine Debris
(National Fish & Wildlife and the Massachusetts Lobstermen's Association)
Removal of Lost and/or Abandoned Lobster Gear from Critical Habitat in Cape Cod Bay
(MA Department of Marine Fisheries and the Massachusetts Lobstermen's Association)
Biodegradable Vent Testing
(Virginia Institute of Marine Science and the Massachusetts Lobstermen's Association)
Marine Engine Repower Project
(Northeast States for Coordinated Air Use Management (NESCAUM) and the Massachusetts Lobstermen's Association)
Massachusetts Ventless Lobster Traps Survey (ongoing)
(MA Department of Marine Fisheries and the Massachusetts Lobstermen's Association)
Reducing Marine Debris Video Project for Responsible Lobstering Techniques for Recreational Fishermen (current)
(MA Division of Marine Fisheries (DMF), Woods Hole Sea Grant, National Fish and Wildlife (NFWF) and the Massachusetts Lobstermen's Association)





Project information pages to follow - if you would like information on any of the following projects, initiatives, and/or partners, please contact the Lobster Foundation of Massachusetts at: [email protected]