National Fisherman


Source: New England Cable News, Newton, Mass., Monday, Oct. 8, 2012

With lobster prices way down this year, Maine lobstermen are looking to cut costs wherever they can – and for the owner of Potts Harbor Lobster and Reversing Falls Lobster Wharf in Harpswell, that includes his power bill.

With lobster prices way down this year, Maine lobstermen are looking to cut costs wherever they can – and for the owner of Potts Harbor Lobster and Reversing Falls Lobster Wharf in Harpswell, that includes his power bill.

Now, with help from the sun, Jim Merryman is hoping those high electric bills are a thing of the past.

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Inside the Industry

(Bloomberg) — Millions of dead fish stretched out over 200 kilometers of central Vietnamese beaches are posing the biggest test so far for the new government.

The Communist administration led by Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has been criticized on social media for a lack of transparency and slow response, with thousands protesting Sunday in major cities and provincial areas.

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The Bristol Bay Regional Seafood Development Association released their board of directors election results last week.

The BBRSDA’s member-elected volunteer board provides financial and policy guidance for the association and oversees its management. Through their service, BBRSDA board members help determine the future of one of the world’s most dynamic commercial fisheries.

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