Category Archive: Lobster

Momentum builds for Maine Lobstering Union

JONESPORT, ME – The fledgling Maine Lobstering Union (MLU) has hit a number of significant milestones since a Vinalhaven sternman named Magnus Lane got the … Read the rest

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DMR asks Maine lobster industry to step up and deal with latent effort

ROCKPORT, ME – Two sessions focused on the future of the state’s lobster fishery drew standing-room-only crowds at the Maine Fishermen’s Forum on Feb. 28 … Read the rest

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Maine’s 2013 lobster fishery tops charts but abundance varies by zone

HALLOWELL, ME – Calling it “the state’s most lucrative fishery,” the Maine Department of Marine Resources (DMR) announced in early March that the 2013 harvest … Read the rest

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LMR – Chinese New Year provides lobster sales uptick

January and February used to be the slowest months in the year for the lobster marketplace, back before US and Canadian exporters began selling to … Read the rest

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CFRF whelk, scallop, lobster projects reveal surprises, climate change effects

SOUTH KINGSTON, RI – Fishermen got some surprising news about channeled whelk and engaged in a lively Q&A over Southern New England lobster nursery survey … Read the rest

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Bullard highlights value of scallops – lobsters – New Bedford to Northeast

HYANNIS, MA – John Bullard, National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) Northeast regional administrator, took a few minutes during the New England Fishery Management Council’s Sept. Read the rest

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Connecticut pesticide ban a victory for Long Island Sound lobstermen

DARIEN, CT – Late in June, 14 years after a major lobster die-off in Long Island Sound, Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy signed into law a … Read the rest

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Licensing agreement enables dealers to sell MSC-certified Maine lobster

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RICHMOND, ME – The Fund for the Advancement of Sustainable Lobster, the industry group that pursued and obtained Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) certification for Maine … Read the rest

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Lobsters – Prices, data, collaborative

Processor demand pushes boat price increase 

LMR_sd-SHTwelve days before Labor Day lobster catches in certain parts of the coast had dropped off.  Processors in the … Read the rest

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Lobster Market Report – August 2013

Shedders dominate, price drops on spotty catches

The July lobster market reflected the arrival of shedders as the dominant grade of lobster.  This year, though, … Read the rest

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