Department of Marine Resources: Commissioner Pat Keliher Discusses Top Marine Resources Issues

Jan 8, 2020


From right whale protection and lobster regulations to aquaculture, seaweed, and elver fishig, we'll discuss the top marine resource issues facing Commissioner Pat Keliher in the year 2020. 


  • Pat Keliher, was first appointed Maine Resources Commissioner in 2012.  He was re-appointed by Governor Mills in 2019.  He previously worked as a registered Maine hunting guide and charter boat captain. He also served as Executive Director of the Coastal Conservation Association of Maine, and, as the Executive Director of the Maine Atlantic Salmon Commission.
  • Ben Martens, Executive Director, Maine Coast Fishermen's Association