Florida Spiny Lobster Harvesters Fear Worst from Hurricane Irma
SEAFOODNEWS.COM [Undercurrent News] by Jason Huffman September 7, 2017
Hundreds of US spiny lobster harvesters in the Florida Keys are bringing in their gear and tying up their boats, sometimes in hidden creeks and channels to deep-rooted mangrove trees. They're not sure how many of their hundreds of thousands of traps will survive if Hurricane Irma arrives early on Sunday, as it is now expected.
The deadly storm was last seen on Wednesday morning, packing a Category 5 punch of 185 mile per hour winds -- with gusts of more than 200 mph ...
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