New Species Moving into Maine Waters


Black Sea Bass Fishery is Good Business
Black Sea Bass, photo/New England Boating

The Portland Press Herald reports on the destruction and disruptions to native habitats caused by warming waters and invasive species in Maine. One example cited is the spread of green crabs to Maine waters. The crabs have decimated eelgrass on many flats in southern Maine, destroying critical habitat for clams. Other recent changes include the spread of black sea bass and longfin squid to the Gulf of Maine.


Read more about the spread of invasive and southern species to the waters of Maine.