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The Maine Lobster Industry : a History of Culture, Conservation & Commerce.

Author: Cathy Billings; Bob Bayer
Publisher: Mount Pleasant : Arcadia Publishing, 2014.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Billings, Cathy.
Maine Lobster Industry : A History of Culture, Conservation & Commerce.
Mount Pleasant : Arcadia Publishing, ©2014
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Cathy Billings; Bob Bayer
ISBN: 9781625849441 1625849443
OCLC Number: 1104712900
Description: 1 online resource (111 pages)
Contents: Front Cover; Title Page; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Acknowledgements; Foreword; Introduction; 1. Setting the Scene; The First Recorded Lobster Catch; Homarus americanus: The Centerpiece of the Industry; 2. Maine's Lobstermen-Proud and Independent; 3. Commercializing the Fishery; Lobsters on the Move; Tidal Lobster Pounds Allow for Live Storage; From Sail to Rail; Lobsters Take Flight; 4. Gearing Up: Ancillary Businesses from Boats to Bait and Everything in Between; Lobster Boats; Mechanical and Electrical Equipment; Trap Making and Lobster Gear; All About Bait 5. Accolades and Innovations Expand the MarketFrom Ordinary to Extraordinary; Canning Helps Meet the Demand; Lobster Gains a Worldwide Reach; 6. Getting from the Lobstermen's Traps to Your Table: Who Is Handling Your Lobster?; Lobsterman to Dealer; Co-ops and Other Options; Hard-Shell or Soft-Shell; Live or Processed; Processed to Plate; 7. Imports and Exports: The Canadian Connection; 8. Sustainability: Conservation Before Conservation Was Cool; The Co-Management Model; Managed for Sustainability; Is It Fishing, or Is It Farming?; Hatcheries and Habitat; Certified as Sustainable 9. The Science of Lobsters: Researchers and Regulators10. Marketing: A Taste of Maine; 11. A Cultural Icon, a Community Heritage; Experiential Tourism; Everything from Trinkets to Treasure; Notes; Glossary; About the Author

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