Gulf of Maine

Lobsterwoman turned marine biologist fishes for answers

Marissa McMahan

Northeastern graduate student Marissa McMahan is marshaling her scientific training and her family’s connection to the Maine lobster industry to research the black sea bass’ northern range expansion due to climate change.

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Lobsters hide from cod, not the other way around

NOAA lobster

If you think you are about to become the victim of an attack, police say one way to potentially protect yourself is to hide. In the lobster world, the same goes. Lobsters hide from their predators.

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