12 Feb '18, 3pm

Lobster Industry Ensnared in North Atlantic Right Whale Deaths

one of the fastest warming bodies of water on the planet . Lobster populations have migrated north to warmer waters, resulting in catches that are more lucrative in Maine than in other areas of the Atlantic. Maine's lobster industry is booming—the state currently catches more than 80 percent of all lobsters caught in the U.S. This means that lobstermen are setting more traps just as more North Atlantic right whales are showing up, following the warmer waters north to feed. The shifting habitats and increase in fishing has led to a "perfect storm of mortalities of right whales," said Richard Pace, a large-whale researcher at NOAA's Northeast Fisheries Science Center. In 2016, Maine set a record when the state harvested more than 130 million pounds of crustaceans. With the global appetite for lobster steadily increasing , the question of how the lobster industry can help pre...

Full article: https://www.ecowatch.com/endangered-whale-species-2533998...

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