Current science supports increasing menhaden quota
Maine’s lobstermen recently caught a break with the reopening of the state’s menhaden fishery. A key source of fresh bait for Maine’s lobster fishery, menhaden has been an increasingly common presence in Maine wate
ASMFC Annual Meeting Supplemental Material Available
As a reminder, Board/Section meeting proceedings will be broadcast daily via webinar beginning at 8:30 a.m. on October 24, continuing daily until the conclusion of the meeting (expected to be 4:00 p.m.) on October 27.
Fight Over Papahanaumokuakea Expansion Isn’t Over
Hawaii’s commercial fishing industry leaders are not finished fighting the fourfold expansion of a U.S. marine monument in the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands.
Lobster battle over? U.S., Canada hope so
The remainder of the European Union may be distancing itself from Sweden's campaign to declare American lobsters an invasive species, but the Massachusetts Lobstermen's Association isn't ready to declare victory yet.
European Union decides it won’t ban American Lobster
The European Union has decided the American lobster isn’t an invasive species after all, averting a ban on the live import of Maine’s iconic crustacean.