Lobster catch dips to lowest level since 2009 as fishers grapple with climate change, whale rules 

MAX OLIVEWR moves a lobster to the banding table aboard his boat while fishing off Spruce Head, Maine. America's lobster fishing business dipped in catch while grappling with challenges including a changing ocean environment and new rules designed to protect rare whales. / ASSOCIATED PRESS FILE PHOTO / ROBERT F. BUKATY

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) – America’s lobster fishing business dipped in catch while grappling with challenges, including a changing ocean environment and new rules designed to protect rare whales.  The lobster industry, based mostly in Maine, has had an unprecedented decade in terms of the volume and value of the lobsters brought to the docks. But

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