Beal, Skonberg to be among presenters at Green Crab Working Summit

Solutions to the green crab problem will be the focus of the two-day Green Crab Working Summit June ​6–7 in Portland.

Brian Beal, a professor of marine ecology at the University of Maine at Machias, will provide an overview of green crab population dynamics. Denise Skonberg, an associate professor of food science and human nutrition at the University of Maine, will present work to develop products from green crab. Marissa McMahan of Manomet will present her Sea Grant research to develop a soft-shell crab fishery in Maine, and green crab research with local schools.

The summit is hosted by New Hampshire Sea Grant and supported by Maine Sea Grant. More information is online.