New Regs in Store for Southern New England Lobster Fishery


SouthCoast Today: Southern New England lobster fishermen might have to start throwing back smaller lobsters in an attempt to stem population losses.

New restrictions are on tap for the region’s historic lobster fishery, which is grappling with an unprecedented decline. Scientists have said lobsters off southern Massachusetts, Rhode Island and Connecticut have declined in the face of the warming ocean.

Read more about the new regulations designed to help improve the southern New England lobster fishery.