Climate driving new right whale movement

New research connects recent changes in the movement of North Atlantic right whales to decreased food availability and rising temperatures in Gulf of Maine's deep waters. Right whales have been showing up in unexpected places ...

The rules of the water

This summer an interdisciplinary research team led by Northeastern professor Geoff Trussell will study community organization and connectivity of rocky intertidal habitats throughout the Gulf of Maine. The project is intended ...

Latest in food-track tech: Swipe a code, meet your fisherman

After eyeing a piece of haddock on the supermarket counter, a customer scans a code and finds out the fish was caught in the waters of Georges Bank and learns the name of the fishing boat—and maybe even sees a picture of ...

Is the tasty blue crab's natural range creeping north?

David Johnson was standing in a salt marsh tidal creek north of Boston, Mass., when he scooped up a blue crab, Callinectes sapidus, 80 miles north of its native range. The northern migration of this commercially important ...

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