Lobster in the news

AP interviews Bayer about lobster bait alternative

The Associated Press spoke with Bob Bayer, executive director of the University of Maine’s Lobster Institute, for the article, “Goodbye, herring? Biotech gives lobstermen alternative.” Lobster and crab fishermen have baited traps with dead herring for generations, but an effort to find a synthetic substitute for forage fish is nearing fruition, according to the report. […]

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AP cites Steneck in report on Sweden’s proposed lobster ban

The Associated Press cited a paper written by Robert Steneck, a marine biologist at the University of Maine’s School of Marine Sciences, in an article about the dispute over a Swedish proposal to ban imports of live American lobsters into the European Union. According to the AP, Sweden is digging in on the proposal after […]

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