Research at the University of Maine has uncovered new seafood trade routes in Asia. These routes expose the growing number of middlemen in the market, which can make it hard to track trade routes. This research shows that China's market for lobster is much larger than anticipated.
"More attention to the complex trade routes among nations is needed to reduce the impacts that global trade has on coastal communities," Stoll says. "We don't want to find ourselves in hot water."
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