Maine Fisheries Officials Oppose New Lobster Catch Data Requirements
SEAFOODNEWS.COM [BDN State] By Bill Trotter - January 16, 2018
ELLSWORTH, Maine — The state’s top fisheries official says Maine lobstermen should not be subjected to stricter requirements for reporting their catch to federal regulators.
Patrick Keliher, commissioner of Maine Department of Marine Resources, also said he is confident he can convince the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission to drop the idea.
The interstate fisheries commission is considering a proposal that would require all Maine lobstermen to file daily summaries of how much lobster they catch ...
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