Tangier Lobster against planned changes to Fisheries Act

Lamont, whose Eastern Shore company exports more than three million pounds of live lobster annually, said large volumes of salmon congested in open-net pens in the ocean inevitably contract lice, and the best treatment for those lice is pesticides. “Unfortunately, those pesticides are also lethal or can be lethal to wild fisheries, in particular, lobster larvae. The pesticides are just as lethal to lobster larvae as they are to lice on salmon.” Read the rest here 14:46

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