2012 Maine Lobster Catch Rises but Profits Fall
January 9, 2013
Portland Press Herald: Maine lobstermen had a terrific year in 2012, hauling a record 123 million pounds of the crustaceans from state waters, a whopping 18% increase from the year before.
But Maine lobstermen also had a terrible year in 2012, netting just $331 million for that catch, a decrease of $3.7 million from 2011.
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