Maine Lobster Fishery Landed Value For 2020 Exceeds $400 Million
Despite a pandemic and the unexpected market losses associated with it, Maine fishermen — specifically lobstermen — had a pretty good year.
According to the state’s Department of Marine Resources, Maine fishermen brought in $516,796,614 for their catch in 2020 — the ninth highest ex-vessel value on record. Maine’s lobster fishery accounted for most of that overall landed value at $405,983,832. This was only the seventh time in the history of the fishery that the landed value exceeded $400 million...
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