High lobster price boosts Maine fisheries


A 25% increase in the boat price for lobster has helped Maine fishermen enjoy a successful 2023

Fishermen in Maine enjoyed a strong year in 2023 with earnings up almost 5% on the previous year.

Data released by the Maine Department of Marine Resources shows commercial fishermen netted US$611,277,692 last year, thanks to a strong boat price for lobster.

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