Category: Fishing

For Sale: 55-Foot-Tall Lobster. Owners in a Pinch. Can You Help?

KINGSTON SOUTH EAST, Australia — On a grassy patch of land beside the Princes Highway, Casey Sharpe sighed as he looked up at his most prized and problematic possession: a 55-foot-tall spiny lobster. His name is Larry. And his future Read more…

Border Patrol Stops Canadian Fishermen in Disputed Waters Off Maine

As tensions rise between the United States and Canada, there’s a new clash in the cool waters off the northeast tip of Maine, which are rich with lobster, scallops and cod. For more than a decade, American and Canadian fishermen Read more…

In the Philippines, Dynamite Fishing Decimates Entire Ocean Food Chains

In the office of Roberto Rosales, the local coordinator for coastal resources management for the town of Bien Unido in Bohol, is a mural depicting an officer standing on the edge of a boat, a machine gun clasped menacingly in Read more…

Saturday Profile: A ‘Little Bit of a Nut Case’ Who’s Taking on China

Susi Pudjiastuti, Indonesia’s fisheries minister, is seizing illegal fishing boats and sometime blowing them up, saving fish but aggravating her bosses. Source Link