The bill would provide up to $5 million in grants annually for the next 10 years to develop technology that would reduce the mortality rates for the species.
An alleged scheme to sell an illegal bluefin catch cost a Gloucester, Mass., fisherman $26,000.
Galen Alley, who set the Maine lobster boat racing speed record in his 30-foot Foolish Pleasure in 2011, will always be remembered.
The aquaculture industry represented by some 550 attendees seemed buoyantly optimistic about the future, despite a slew of regional challenges.
On Sept. 6, 1980, Capt. Skip Gallimore and the crew of the 84-foot Lady Alice…
An investigation into illegal eel sales in Maine nets a guilty plea and lucrative license suspensions nearly a year later.
The first bill introduced in the Massachusetts Senate in 2019 aims to modernize the state’s lobster processing rules and expand in-state processing.
Despite a significant wild-harvest industry, the long-term outlook indicates a shift toward seaweed aquaculture along the northeast U.S. coast.
Challenges facing the lobster industry include herring bait limits, efforts to protect the North Atlantic right whale, warming waters, and for some, slowing exports to China, the second largest export market.
The New England Fishery Management Council yesterday released information on the upcoming scallop season, including an estimated 60 million pounds in landings.