BOSTON (CBS) – Governor Patrick has declared Saturday, October 12, 2013 Lobster Day in Massachusetts.READ MORE: Kyle Van Noy Hosts Christmas Party For Foster Children In Need
The official proclamation was issued to honor the the industry that brings in an estimated $250 million each year to the state’s economy.
According to the proclamation, lobsters are the state’s most valuable single marine species.READ MORE: 'Get Vaccinated And Get Boosted': Gov. Baker Pushes COVID Shots In Brockton
In 2012, Massachusetts fishermen hauled in more than 14.5 million pounds of lobster.MORE NEWS: Car Involved In Holbrook Crash Was Stolen From Amazon Driver, Police Say
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