More from Patrick Whittle
Seafood Industry Struggling to Stay Afloat
Members of the US seafood industry are calling on the Trump administration and Congress to help them weather the uncertain time.
Apr 6th, 2020
The Codfather's Boats Are Sold
Fishing and processing company Blue Harvest will buy a dozen of Carlos Rafael's boats and permits.
Feb 20th, 2020
China Deal Might Not Bail Out Lobster Industry
The market for China might come back, but it's not coming back swiftly, or all at once.
Jan 27th, 2020
Lobster Industry Hopes Deal Renews Trade
China is one of the biggest export destinations for lobster, which are worth hundreds of millions of dollars per year.
Jan 15th, 2020
Lobster Catch Headed For Decline, not Crash, Scientists Say
New studies show a fishery in which warming waters off Maine have changed the dynamics of the lobster population.
Dec 2nd, 2019
Food Waste in Schools
Other rules that exist to prevent the spread of diseases such as salmonella poisoning, will remain in effect.
Oct 14th, 2019
Tuna Recovery Leads to Fight
The giant sushi fish are at historically low population levels but have recently shown positive signs.
Sep 26th, 2019
Lobster Exports Tank
Meanwhile, business is booming in Canada.
Aug 26th, 2019
'Codfather' Can Never Fish Again
He was owner of the one of the largest commercial fishing operations in the country before the scandal broke.
Aug 20th, 2019
Lobster Season Off to Slow Start
The harvest of the valuable bottom dwellers in America's biggest lobstering state is usually in full swing by July.
Jul 29th, 2019
Scallops Catch is Up
The scallop industry is thriving as a result of years of conservative management that has allowed the valuable shellfish to grow.
Jul 22nd, 2019
Changes to Lobster Fishery Might Arrive by 2021
Right whales are vulnerable to entanglement in fishing gear, as well as other threats such as ship strikes.
Jun 28th, 2019