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    Standing on frozen mud flats, Joe Carter on Arundel shoots video of sea smoke rising in the early morning at Cape Porpoise on January 8, 2015.

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    Fisherman Bobby Wood looks up to the sky while moving a stern line on the Jamie & Ashley on January 2, 2014 as the boat pulls away from a wharf at Vessel Services, Inc on the Portland waterfront. Wood fished in the Bering Sea in the late 1980s and said that temperatures there sometimes dipped to 70 degrees below zero. "That prepares you for this," he said.

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    Bob Williams ties up at the bait shed at Greenhead Lobster in Stonington on September 8, 2016. Williams has been lobstering in the waters off Stonington for 61 years and thinks that Zone C should be closed to newcomers. The lobster council for Zone C, which includes the waters off Stonington and around Deer Isle, voted to close the zone.

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    Two men bring crates of lobsters in to the dock at Cape Porpoise at dusk on November 14, 2016.

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    Under a mottled sky in pre-dawn hours, Paul Korenkiewicz reaches up for his line while fishing for stripers off the coast of Kennebunkport on June 9, 2017.

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    Artist Rachael Eastman takes photos on her smart phone while experiencing the sunrise as an early morning fog burns off at Old Orchard Beach on July 26, 2016. Eastman goes to the beach before dawn almost every day to take in the sunrise and uses the experience to inspire her paintings.

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    Genevieve McDonald fills up her lobster boat with gas before heading out for a day of lobstering off the coast of Stonington. The best lobstering used to be in Casco Bay in the 1980s but has shifted east and is now considered to be in and around Stonington. "We're definitely seeing this geographic shift and its in keeping with the warming of the gulf," says Robert Steneck, a lobster expert at the University of Maine's Darling Marine Center.

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    Geoff Hancock fly fishes in the surf at Long Sands Beach in York at 4:44 a.m. with Nubble Light in the background on the dawn of the summer solstice June 21, 2017.

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    People and birds walk along Old Orchard Beach as the sun begins to burn off an early morning fog on July 26, 2016. The fog eventually cleared, revealing a perfect beach day of sun and temperatures in the 80s.

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    Seen through lines of the Picton Castle, the Oliver Hazard Perry makes its way into Portland Harbor at the start of the Parade of Sail on July 18, 2015.

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    Olivia Fabrizio fastens the main sail while preparing the schooner American Eagle for the sailing season at the North End Shipyard in Rockland on May 2, 2014.

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    Sternman Sam Whitener reloads a lobster trap with new bait as seagulls vie for the old bait thrown overboard by Whitener on November 21, 2008.

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    The question of who owns rockweed in the intertidal zone along the Maine coast is now the subject of a lawsuit brought by Washington County property owners against Acadian Seaplants, Inc., a Canadian firm that is the largest rockweed harvester in Maine. This photo was taken in East Blue Hill on September 6, 2015.

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    With sternman Kyle Draper, left, Josh Audet paddles his skiff back to dock after mooring his lobster boat, Karamel, in Perkins Cove on August 20, 2015.

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    Brother Antanas Grabnickas takes a photo of a wave breaking from the rocks at Gooches Beach in Kennebunk on May 24, 2005. Brother Grabnickas, with the Franciscan Monastery in Kennebunk, returned safely back to shore.

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    With a storm front moving in overhead, Butch Valley, left, and George Chadwick fish from the jetty at Camp Ellis in Saco on June 5, 2007. The jetty, with the ocean on one side and the mouth of the Saco River on the other, is a popular location for striper fishing,

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    Enveloped in sea smoke with the temperature near 16 below zero at dawn, Alan Inzerillo walks back to the cabin of his boat, the Jennie M, after casting off the mooring line in Cape Porpoise harbor on January 1, 2018. Inzerillo was bringing his boat into the pier to check if it had any problems due to the cold weather before deciding whether to head out for a day of fishing.

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