Tag Archives: Portland Fish Exchange

Fishery Data versus Anecdote through the Lens of Sector Management

At this year’s Maine Fishermen’s Forum, many old themes are the topic of current conversations. Fisheries managers and scientists point to data that show a fishery resource squarely on the ropes, while many in the fishing industry maintain that there … Continue reading

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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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