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Cormac Hondros-McCarthy

Cormac Hondros-McCarthy, from Lowell, MA, is part of a team of engineers at LobsterLift LLC developing ropeless lobster traps to reduce the risk of whale entanglement. In this interview, he explains how their idea originated, how the technology works, and his hopes of collaborating with Maine lobstermen for sea trials and fine-tuning of the traps.



Giulia Cardoso

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Natalie Springuel

Suggested citation: Hondros-McCarthy Cormac Oral History Interview, February 28, 2018, by Natalie Springuel and Giulia Cardoso, Page #, Maine Sound & Story. Online: Insert URL (Last Accessed: Insert Date).


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