Tag Archives: Department of Marine Resources

Latency and the Maine Lobster Fishery

“There are 1.2 million trap tags that are not in the water. We can’t say, ‘We can’t talk about it,’ if we know it’s a problem. Having the conversation now, when there’s no threat or need to change, is a … Continue reading

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Chair of Marine Resources Committee Commits to Making Science-Based Decisions

Senator Christopher K. Johnson (D-Lincoln) committed to making good, science-based decisions when it comes to the State of Maine’s marine resources. The Senator, who chairs the Legislature’s Joint Standing Committee on Marine Resources, spoke yesterday during a Q & A session … Continue reading

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