Warming trend could impact seafood industry

September 3, 2014 10:37 PM

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Warming trend could impact seafood industry

PORTLAND, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- Scientists say the Gulf of Maine is warming at a faster rate than any other ocean in the world and if that trend continues, it could have a major impact on the fishing industry.

29 year old Scott Werner of Falmouth, Maine has been hauling lobster traps since he was a boy. "We just grew up doing it. My old man did it. My grandfather did it," said Werner on board the 42 foot Aldebaron. He says the size of his catch depends largely on the temperature.

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