More from Patrick Whittle
Lobster Industry to Soon Contend With Right Wales Protection Rules
The whale protection rules will focus on lobster and crab fisheries in the Northeast by reducing the number of vertical lines in the water.
Feb 22nd, 2021
Lobster Industry Readies for Chinese New Year
It's typically one of the busiest times of the year for US lobster shippers, but the threat of COVID-19 has ground business to a halt for many due.
Feb 8th, 2021
Disputed Sale Codfather's Boats Going to Court
It’s the latest development in a waterfront saga that has dragged on for years in one of busiest fishing ports in the country.
Feb 3rd, 2021
Seaweed One of Seafood Industry's Few Bright Spots During Pandemic
The seaweed industry was able to pivot to selling more of its products via retail locations than restaurants.
Dec 21st, 2020
How the Pandemic Has Impacted Seafood Trade & Consumption
It hasn't all been doom and gloom for the industry, as seafood delivery and home cooking have helped businesses weather the pandemic.
Nov 23rd, 2020
US Lobster Industry Hopes for Post-Trump Stability
Trump's trade war with China led to a rocky few years for the industry, which is based mostly in Maine.
Nov 23rd, 2020
Maine Lobster Industry Rebounds Despite Pandemic
The nation's largest lobster market was expecting a difficult summer, but members of the industry reported a steady catch and reasonable prices at the docks.
Sep 28th, 2020
Maine Blueberry Industry Hurt by Virus, Drought, Frost
America's producers of wild blueberries are largely located in Maine.
Sep 21st, 2020
Trump's Aquaculture Push Draws Environmentalists' Ire
The president's bid to grow fish farming is designed to address the so-called “seafood deficit.”
Aug 31st, 2020
Lobster Supplier's Pro-Trump Speech Draws Criticism
Main lobersterman Jason Joyce spoke in favor of the President's trade policies on Tuesday, earning a rebuke from the state's Democratic party.
Aug 26th, 2020
Fishing Slowdown Ulikely to Save Rare Species
The fishing decline has spurred questions about food security, ocean management and global trade.
Jun 29th, 2020
Trump Opens Conservation Area to Commercal Fishing
The area comprises 5,000 square miles east of Cape Cod, which contains vulnerable species of marine.
Jun 8th, 2020