RI Deemed Squid Capital of East Coast
November 30, 2011
Providence Journal: An ugly, slimy Rhode Island secret has surfaced: Rhode Island is the East Coast capital of squid.
Squid is to Rhode Island what lobster is to Maine; cod to Massachusetts.
“It was surprising to me, and I work in the fishing industry,” said Peg Parker, executive director of the Commercial Fisheries Research Foundation. “We’re the squid capital of the world. The guys in Point Judith knew that, but not the rest of us.”
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