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A Legislative Threat to Maine’s Reputation for Landing High Quality, Sustainably Harvested Lobster?

The Maine Lobstermen’s Association is vehemently againstĀ LD 1097–An Act to Allow the Sale of Incidentally Caught Lobsters. The bill would allow trawl fishers who take lobsters as bycatch to land the lobsters at the Portland Fish Exchange. The Maine Lobstermen’s … Continue reading

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