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Finding Detailed Lobster Fishing Data can be Difficult, Sometimes on Purpose

Accurate data is vital to offshore energy siting but sometimes finding high quality data can be difficult. In Maine, lobster fishing is one of the largest fishing sectors, however, determining where Maine’s lobstermen trap their catch is a mystery. The Northeast Regional Planning Body is working to remedy this issue as it has data collected and available for other fishing sectors.

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