Lobster Industry and Others Respond to Red Listing: ‘Counterproductive’ and ‘Flat Out Wrong’
The Monterey Bay Aquarium’s Seafood Watch Program made a bold move earlier this month by adding multiple fisheries, including American lobster to its “Red List”.
The program noted that the new ratings for lobster, Canadian snow crab and other fisheries were made due to the risk they pose to endangered North Atlantic right whales.
The move received immediate and significant pushback from the lobster industry and other stakeholders. The National Fisheries Institute shared the following statement with SeafoodNews...
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