Scientists sucking up, tallying baby lobster to predict future numbers

Divers wielding underwater vacuum cleaners are sucking up selected areas of Lobster Bay’s bottom this week, hoping to capture lots of baby lobsters. The team of federal scientists is counting all the hatchlings they drag up from the Yarmouth County bay. This research is being done from Newfoundland to New Hampshire and findings are shared with others in the field. [email protected] 14:21