2011-12-28 / Front Page
Reviving The Urchin Industry
IN THIS DEC. 22 PHOTO, orange roe is seen inside a sea urchin at a processing facility in Portland. During the heyday, Maine urchin fishermen harvested more than 40 million pounds of the spiny creatures a year. A move is now under way to jumpstart the industry, which has fallen on hard times. See story on page A5.