Connect with state and national agencies that working together to maximize the success of fishing and aquaculture in Maine.
- Maine Sea Grant College Program at the University of Maine. In partnership with the University of Maine Cooperative Extension, members of our Marine Extension Team work on issues of concern to Maine’s coastal communities.
- Maine Aquaculture Association
- Maine Lobstermen’s Association — The MLA advocates for a sustainable lobster resource and the fishermen and communities that depend on it.
Northeast Center for Occupational Safety and Health: Commercial fishing is one of the most dangerous occupations in the United States. Similar to farming and forestry, commercial fishing operations are characterized by long work hours, strenuous labor and hazardous working conditions combined with unpredictable weather.