Maine DMR Open to Exploring Alternative Bait Sources for Lobster with Nordic Aquafarms
Nordic Aquafarms, which is currently working on a land-based aquaculture facility in Belfast, Maine, is hoping that the state approves a regulation change that would allow heads and racks from their facilities to be used as lobster-bait.
Maine is currently undergoing a bait crisis due to the shortage of herring. As the Associated Press previously reported, federal regulators are "imposing a steep cut in the herring fishery this year, and some areas of the East Coast are already restricted to fishing...
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