Massachusetts: Local lobstermen busy selves during NMFS lobster/pot ban

100_1271The federally mandated lobster/pot closure aims to protect endangered whales during the three-month stretch when the mammals are known to frequent the restricted waters, according to the NMFS National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Fisheries division. Local lobstermen, backed by the Scituate-based , maintain they can co-exist with the whales. “We can land a man on the moon. There has to be a way for us to co-exist,” Herb said. Read the rest here 10:39

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