Legal Sizes for Lobsters Could Change to Protect Population

PORTLAND, ME (AP) - The rules about the minimum and maximum sizes of lobsters that can be trapped off New England could soon become stricter, … [Read more...]

Lobsterman Is Optimistic for Another Strong Season

HYANNIS – A Maine lobsterman has said he is forecasting a strong season for lobster landings in 2022 and he outlined how sustainable practices allow … [Read more...]

New Whale Rules Take Effect, but Enforcement Still to Come

PORTLAND, ME (AP) - New lobster fishing rules intended to protect a rare species of whale are now in effect, but enforcement has yet to begin. The … [Read more...]

Baby Lobster Numbers Low Off New England as Waters Warm

PORTLAND, ME (AP) - New data shows the population of baby lobsters off New England is below average, raising concerns about the size of future … [Read more...]

Ban on Maine Lobster Fishing to Save Whales is Back, Court Rules

PORTLAND, ME (AP) - A U.S. appeals court has reinstated a ban on lobster harvesting in hundreds of miles of productive fishing waters off the Maine … [Read more...]

Lobster Boat Tracking Coming to Protect Whales, Fishery

PORTLAND, ME (AP) - America’s lobster fishing businesses could be subjected to electronic tracking requirements to try to protect vulnerable right … [Read more...]

US Lobster Fisheries Anxious Over Upcoming Whale Protections

PORTLAND, ME (AP) - The profitable U.S. lobster fishery will soon have to contend with new rules designed to protect an endangered species of whale, … [Read more...]

Lobster Lovers Feeling the Pinch as Summer Nears

PORTLAND, MAINE (AP) - Summer weather has arrived, and New England tourists who are hungry for a lobster roll or a whole cooked lobster are going to … [Read more...]

Rules Planned to Save Right Whales Loom over Lobster Fishers

PORTLAND, Maine (AP)-America’s lobster fishery is getting close to the date when it will have to contend with new rules designed to try to save a … [Read more...]

EU Closer to Eliminating Tariffs on American Lobster

PORTLAND, Maine (AP)-The European Union is closer to eliminating tariffs on imports of American lobsters after an important committee approved the … [Read more...]
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