Maine Lobsters Continue to Boom
October 19, 2015
wsj.com: As Maine’s 2015 lobster season heads for the home stretch, the iconic New England fishery continues to show surprising signs of strength while it feeds a growing market.
Mainers appear to be pulling large numbers of lobsters from the waters off their shores, continuing a long winning streak.
Marine experts point to a few likely factors behind the boom: careful fishery management; dropping populations of predators, such as cod fish; and warming temperatures in the Gulf of Maine.
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