News this week is about lobster, aquaculture, freshwater fish, the health of Casco Bay, piping plovers, ocean acidification, shellfish, and alewives. Click on the title of this post (Casco Bay News Roundup) to access links to the stories.

April 23

Tight Supply Leads to Highest Maine Lobster Prices in Years (MPBN)

April 27

Land-based aquaculture startup prepares to scale up in Maine (Portland Press Herald)

How well do you know freshwater fish in Maine? (Bangor Daily News)

April 28

Casco Bay deemed healthy, but trouble spots grow (Portland Press Herald)

Piping plovers return to Maine beaches, so tread lightly (Portland Press Herald)

Report: Chemistry of Maine’s Casco Bay Changing Rapidly (MPBN)

Casco Bay study links ocean acidity, shellfish decline (Maine Sun Journal)

April 29

Maine lawmakers reject bill to bar alewives from upper St. Croix River (Portland Press Herald)