News about 'Department of Marine Resources'

Feb 24, 2012

27-pound Lobster Caught By Robert Malone off Maine Coast Named Rocky (Photo)

27-pound Lobster
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27-pound lobster caught by Robert Malone Image Credit: Maine State Aquarium A 27-pound lobster was reportedly caught by Cushing shrimp fisherman Robert Malone off the Maine coast near Rockland, Maine last Friday, February 17, 2012. Malone handed the giant lobster to the Department of Marine Resources and is currently in the care of the Maine […]

Feb 22, 2011

Maine Lobster Harvest in 2010 Reached 93.4M Pounds Valued Over $308M

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The Maine lobster harvest in 2010 sets a record of 93.4 million pounds, breaking the 2009 record of 81.2 million pounds, according to a report by the┬áDepartment of Marine Resources in Maine, Portland. The Maine fishermen 2010 lobster harvest was valued at $308 million. The value is reportedly the third in the record, with the […]