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Maritime researchers are on the lookout for a bacterial infection that eats away at lobster shells

The infection is moving north and currently affects about one in every three or four lobsters caught off of southern Massachusetts, officials say. “Everybody’s on the watch for it, to see if there’s any kind of spread into their area,” said Robert Macmillan, a provincial lobster biologist in Prince Edward Island.  [email protected]