Scientists: Lobsters leaving Connecticut waters

Scientists say the lobster population has plummeted to the lowest levels on record in southern New England. However, they do say the numbers of lobster are the highest ever in the cold waters of Maine.

News 12 Staff

Aug 19, 2015, 4:01 PM

Updated 3,224 days ago

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Scientists say the lobster population has plummeted to the lowest levels on record in southern New England.
However, they do say the numbers of lobster are the highest ever in the cold waters of Maine.
Officials say one of the reasons for the north-ward shift is that the ocean is getting warmer.
They say the trend is driving Connecticut and Rhode Island lobstermen out of business


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