Dead Mud Flats Worry Maine Clammers

Clamming, photo illustration, New England Boating.
Clamming, photo illustration, New England Boating.

Bangor Daily News: The spread of “dead mud” among Maine’s shellfish flats could have disastrous implications for clammers, lobstermen, oyster farmers and others whose livelihoods depend on healthy coastal ecosystems.

What’s the source of this new threat to one of the state’s most important natural resource industries? Several indicators point to the acidity of the ocean as the culprit.

Read more about Maine’s dead mud flats.