News this week is about Maine shrimp, ocean acidification, microbeads, the Rachel Carson refuge, and sea level rise.  Click on the title of this post (Casco Bay News Roundup) to access links to the stories.

February 20

‘Sample’ harvest of Maine shrimp makes big splash at market (Portland Press Herald)

February 23

Acidifying Waters Are Endangering Your Oysters And Mussels (MPBN)

February 25

Plastics and peril: The downside of microbeads (Bangor Daily News)

February 26

Plan for Timber Point section of Rachel Carson refuge balances several interests (Portland Press Herald)

Ocean scientists report ‘unprecedented’ spike in sea level off Portland several years ago (Portland Press Herald)