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Sid Look

In this interview with Sid Look from Jonesport, he describes the facets of his Lobster business (Look’s Lobsters business) and the changes he has seen in the industry within his lifetime. These changes include visual accounts of climate change affecting the industry (ice melt, lobster molts), seaweed use, reading/knowing the environment and seeing climate change without ‘science. Notably, he mentions how his father introduced lobsters from Canada with a speckled pattern that changed the appearance/genetics of Maine lobsters.






Elle Gilchrist

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Suggested citation: Look, Sid, The First Coast 2018 Oral History Interview, (October 2018), by Galen Koch, 15 pages, Maine Sound and Story. Online: Insert URL (Last Accessed: Insert Date).


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