Interstate fishing regulators have decided to hold off on starting the process of crafting a plan to try to preserve the dwindling southern New England lobster stock.
A board of the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission voted Tuesday to postpone authorizing a new management plan for the fishery.
A plan could address issues such as trap reductions and closed seasons for lobster fishermen.
Southern New England’s lobster fishery is a historic industry in decline.
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