Belonging to and running one of Maine's 18 lobster-buying co-operatives can prov
Belonging to and running one of Maine's 18 lobster-buying co-operatives can prove messy and difficult, but though they represent only 13 percent of coastal lobster-buying stations, the co-ops help ensure the survival of lobstering by allowing permanent access to prime waterfront. With a history of Maine co-ops; details on their organization and finances; and examples of how different co-ops are run, including the North End Lobster Co-op on Westport Island and the Spruce Head co-op.
Lobster fisheries, Lobsters, Cooperative associations
Moore, Bob, "Belonging to and running one of Maine's 18 lobster-buying co-operatives can prov" (2006). Maine News Index - Island Journal. 370.
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