Protecting resources and economic interests is often the opposite, but for the "lobstermen" of Maine, maintaining the sustainable development of resources is a must and a source of pride. In order to protect the sustainable development of lobsters, the Maine government has taken many measures to protect lobster resources, making lobster fishing in Maine a strictly regulated business, including those with fishing licenses who can carry out fishing operations and restrict licenses.
The number of issued, and banner design the waiting list to get a permit can be very long, and you must pass at least 1000 hours of apprenticeship before you can enter the waiting list, and the list will not advance until a lobster person is retired, so some people Obtaining qualified fishing qualifications may take more than ten years! photo-23026 Photo Credit: Food Power Maine lobstermen use traps thrown into the sea to catch lobster, and the number of traps must be regulated.
In addition to regulating the number of people caught, Maine also regulates the time that can be caught, the number of traps, and the lobster caught needs to be measured, between 3.25 and 5 inches, if it is too large or too small, it needs to be released immediately; the female with eggs must not be caught. There are requirements for lobsters, etc. If you violate the regulations, you will be fined more than 100 to 5,000 US dollars according to different items. These are all to ensure that resources can be developed sustainably.