News of Maine's Coast and Islands
Sediment fines, sticky with mercury, remain in the estuary rather than flowing directly out to sea.
“We could fish these crabs forever and they’re not going away.” —Nicole Twohig
Lobsters have sophisticated internal compasses that allow them to use the Earth’s magnetic field…
Penrose and her friends used sticks and brushes to scrape dirt from the wing-like vertebrae.
A drop of water in Lake Superior could take anywhere from 173 to 191 years to work through the system.
They often return to the surface and lay on their side, basking in the sun…
Grand Manan is closer to Lubec than to Blacks Harbour, New Brunswick, where the ferry departs, but it is in Canada.
It was impressive to watch all of the lobstermen work so efficiently to load traps onto the boats.
The three proposals outlined below would, if implemented even partially, mitigate the looming bait shortages for lobstermen across the Gulf of Maine.