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Lobstermen Play Waiting Game While Early Prices Spike

Jul 5, 2015

Portland Press Herald: While the ocean has since warmed up, surface temperatures are in the low 50s, slightly below normal for this time of year, according to Andrew Pershing, chief scientist at the Gulf of Maine Research Institute, which this year began forecasting the start of the lobster harvest. The institute is forecasting a 43 percent chance the harvest will start a week late and a 20 percent chance it will start two weeks late.