P.E.I. Lobster fishermen are going to some extreme lengths to keep the crustaceans cold

Like the rest of P.E.I., the lobster industry, now into its fall season, has had to adjust to this week’s hot, sunny weather. Lobsters suffer in the extreme heat and can die off if they get too warm, so fishermen and buyers have been taking extra measures to keep their catches cool. “Lots of ice,” said Shelby Ellsworth, a Miminegash fisherman. “Ice, and we always measure in the tank. We never leave out lobsters out on the open. Always measure it with ice.” Sandra Gaudet, a buyer with L&S Marketing, says the fishermen are going to some extreme lengths to keep the crustaceans cold.  Read the rest here 09:26