Bigelow lab to study future of kelp in rapidly changing Gulf of Maine

March 9, 2018

The East Boothbay laboratory reported that the study is designed in part to determine which kelp species are growing best in a rapidly changing Gulf of Maine and what amount of wild harvest is sustainable.

Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences has been awarded funding from the Maine Sea Grant College Program for a new study of kelp forests in the Gulf of Maine. Read more here.