The role of food limitation in lobster population dynamics in coastal Maine, United States, and New Brunswick, Canada

@inproceedings{Grabowski2009TheRO,
  title={The role of food limitation in lobster population dynamics in coastal Maine, United States, and New Brunswick, Canada},
  author={Jonathan H. Grabowski and Julien Gaudette and Erika J. Clesceri and Philip O. Yund},
  year={2009}
}
Abstract Lobster (Homarus americanus) landings in Maine, United States have increased steadily over the past two decades to levels that are consistently more than triple the 40‐year (1950 to 1990) annual average of c. 9000 MT. Meanwhile, the use of herring (Clupea harengus) as bait has increased fourfold since the 1970s, and is currently subsidising lobster productivity in mid‐coast Maine by augmenting the diet and growth of large juvenile and young adult lobsters before they recruit to the… CONTINUE READING

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