BRUNSWICK — Regional development nonprofit CEI has released an online tool aimed at helping retailers, wholesalers and consumers source Maine seafood.

The aim is to integrate the state's resources with the growing locavore and buy-local movements that have fortified Maine's agriculture industry.

"Maine just has so much seafood to offer," said Hugh Cowperthwaite, the director of CEI's fisheries and waterfront programs. "We have the third highest landings in the U.S. for seafood, and at the same time, 90 percent of the seafood that's consumed in the U.S. is coming from overseas."

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