Category Archive: Lobster

Hundreds turn out for meetings on Maine lobster industry’s future

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YARMOUTH, ME – Large crowds of lobster industry people flocked to meetings in January for what the Maine Department of Marine Resources (DMR) billed as … Read the rest

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Symposium reveals dramatic impacts of climate change on GOM lobster

PORTLAND, ME — Scientists from around the world gathered in Portland Nov. 27-30 to discuss how environmental changes may impact Maine’s most important commercial fishery … Read the rest

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Maine DMR schedules coastwide meetings with lobster industry

HALLOWELL, ME — The Maine Department of Marine Resources (DMR) has scheduled 16 meetings with the state’s lobster industry to hear people’s views on the … Read the rest

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ASMFC alerts lobstermen to CA II agreement, future area changes

PHILADELPHIA, PA — Concerned that lobstermen might be caught off guard by recent developments at the federal level, the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission’s (ASMFC) … Read the rest

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MA pushes to modify ‘ambiguous’ zero tolerance lobster v-notch rule

PHILADELPHIA, PA — The Massachusetts Division of Marine Fisheries (DMF) is trying to persuade the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission (ASMFC) to allow the commonwealth … Read the rest

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Lobster boat prices inch up; catch slackens off

After surprisingly good Labor Day lobster sales for almost everybody, things “quieted down dramatically” in mid-September, to quote dealers, co-op managers, and exporters.

News of … Read the rest

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Eat lobsters; abundant supply, prices low

The lobster market has been through a tumultuous period since the report in the August CFN. At that time, there was a substantial catch of … Read the rest

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Lobster trap reductions for Areas 2 and 3

ALEXANDRIA, VA – Lobstermen in Areas 2 and 3 who want to consolidate businesses and reduce the overall number of traps in each area moved … Read the rest

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Lobster landings overwhelm demand; prices tank

The lobster industry was in crisis, as calls were being made July 3-10 for the Lobster Market Report. The crisis resulted from unexpectedly high and … Read the rest

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Sluggish lobster demand; downward price pressure

The June lobster market was a mess. Problem #1 – prices were too high. Problem #2 – too much product was on the market. And … Read the rest

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