Maine’s Harvest Value Hits All-Time High in 2021
The Maine Department of Marine Resources (DMR) cited a historic lobster and bounce-back elver fishery behind the all-time high commercially harvested marine resources value mark the state hit in 2021.
In total, the value of Maine’s commercial catch reached $890,668,873, per the DMR. The value earned by harvesters jumped by $365 million and exceeded the previous overall record of $733,691,455, set in 2016, by $150 million.
“The hard work of Maine fishermen, aquaculturists and dealers once again resulted in tremendous economic benefit for our...Full Story »