DMR’s whale plan goes to feds

by Nancy Beal

Shortly after Christmas, the Maine Department of Marine Resources (DMR) officially submitted to federal authorities its alternative plan to reduce the danger to Atlantic right whales from Maine lobster gear. As recently reported in these pages (MNVO, Dec. 11, 2019), the DMR initially agreed to a plan that was crafted by federal fisheries managers and lobstermen in Rhode Island last spring, then rejected it on science and safety grounds.

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