MOUNT SINAI, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — In two weeks a ban on lobster harvesting in the Long Island Sound takes effect.
The moratorium is mean to boost a lobster population that has decreased 95 percent.
There was plenty of lobster at the Land And Sea Fish Market in Mount Sinai, but none of it is from the Long Island Sound.
“Lobsters, we’re buying everything out of Maine and Canada, locally there’s nobody fishing,” one merchant told CBS2’s Matt Kozar.
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