lobster
Funding
Projects
What We Have Done
Thus far the Atlantic Lobster Sustainability Foundation has invested $324,000 in research projects.  Our contributions have leveraged three times or nearly $1 million in research funding.

2013
Seasonal migrations and thermal histories of large ovigerous lobsters (Homarus americanus): Do movements increase degree days for egg development? 12-011
Bryan Morse, University of New Brunswick
$23,202
 
Population structure of lobsters to support local management and branding 12-012
Jelle Atema, Boston University
$25,000
 
Development of an eco-genomic tool for assessing lobster exposure to anthropogenic source contaminants in the wild 12-018
Dan Hines, Homarus
$33,500
 
Effect of Contaminants Exposure on Larvae and Juvenile Lobsters 11-005
Dounia Daoud, Homarus
$30,000 (Year 2)

Developing Forecasting Tools for Lobster Recruitment from the American Lobster Settlement Index 11-007
Rick Wahle, University of Maine
$12,000 (Year 2)

2012

Effect of Contaminants Exposure on Larvae and Juvenile Lobsters 11-005
Dounia Daoud, Homarus
$30,000 (Year 1)

Developing Forecasting Tools for Lobster Recruitment from the American Lobster Settlement Index 11-007
Rick Wahle, University of Maine
$12,000 (Year 1)
Progress Report
 
Effects of Ocean Acidification and Warming on Atlantic Lobster 11-006
Elise Keppel, Dalhousie University
$12,000 (Year 1)
 
Bait Refinement and Optimization for Lobster Fisheries 11-010
Russell Wyeth St. Francis Xavier University
$13,800
 
Effect of Live Algae & Algae Replacer Products on Survival, Growth, Behavior, Ontogeny & &
Bacterial Profile of Lobster Larvae 11-009
Remy Haché, Institute of Coastal Zone Research
$30,000
Final report

2010-2011

Lobster Early Life-Stages Health Research Program 9-001
Martin Mallet Homarus
$12,500
Final Report
 
Economic Benefits of Lobster Seeding and Artificial Reefs in New Brunswick 10-001
Martin Mallet Homarus
$24,750
Final Reports: Lobster Seeding and Artificial Reefs
 
Development of probiotics for lobster larvae culture 11-004
Martin Mallet Homarus
$12,500
Final Report
 
Improved larval lobster culture through the use of natural feed compounds 11-002
Michael Tlusty, New England Aquarium
$32,773
Final Report
 
Photoperiod manipulation: A tool to optimize seeding success of Homarus americanus 11-001
Remy Hache, Institute of Coastal Zone Research
 
Establishing a Baseline of Lobster Health to Promote Stability & Sustainability of Lobster Stocks 11-003
Cathy Billings, Lobster Institute
$6000