Cooperative State of Maine Survey of Atlantic Halibut in Groundfish Closed Areas in the Eastern Gulf of Maine

photo of a man holding a halibut aboard a boat
Atlantic Halibut.

The overall objective of the program is to contribute to the protection and rebuilding of Atlantic halibut, Hippoglossus hippoglossus, by enabling the collection and analyses of basic biological and ecological data essential for the long-term sustainable management of this species.

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For more information, contact Chris Bartlett