Brazer, Eric. Does the Atlantic Cod, Gadus morhua, Have a Future in the Gulf of Maine? Providence, RI: Brown University B.A. thesis, 2003. Nice summary of biology, history, and legislation. http://envstudies.brown.edu/thesis/2003/eric%5Fbrazer/.
Crowley, Richard M. The State of Fisheries in Maine 2004. Colby College, Waterville, ME, 2005. Environmental Assessment. Overview of current conditions and historical contexts of Maine’s fisheries, including lobstering. http://www.colby.edu/environ/courses/ES493/stateofmaine2004/papers/SoM04_fisheries_paper.htm
Downeast Institute for Applied Marine Research & Education, Great Wass Island. Current information on marine resources and abstracts of research articles. Focuses on shellfish research, hatcheries, rebuilding depleted species. www.downeastinstitute.org.
Downeast Salmon Federation. Current news, research, hatcheries. www.mainesalmonrivers.org
Goode, G. Brown. The Fisheries and Fishery Industries of the United States. Washington: Govt. Printing Office, 1884-87. This seven-volume set baseline for fisheries studies, just after the U.S. Fish Commission was founded. NOAA: http://celebrating200years.noaa.gov/rarebooks/fisheries/welcome.html
Northeast Fisheries Science Center http://www.nefsc.noaa.gov/nefsc/publications/classics/goode1884/goode1884.htm
Lobster Conservancy, an excellent educational resource on lobsters: http://www.lobsters.org.
Maine Department of Marine Fisheries. Statistics and state regulations on coastal fisheries. There is an education element under “Aquarium.” www.state.me.us/dmr.
Maine Sea Grant Program. Research papers and educational programs. http://www.seagrant.umaine.edu/index.htm
New England Fishery Management Council, with current regulations, information on species, and links. www.nefmc.org.
NOAA historic image link to Maine images:
Portland Fish Exchange: http://www.portlandfishexchange.com. Good example of a fish market and auction.
United States, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), National Marine Fisheries Service: www.st.nmfs.noaa.gov.
University of Maine, Orono. http://www.library.umaine.edu/speccoll/fisheries/