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The lobster industry is changing – on the water, in the supply chain, and in the marketplace. MLDA advocates for businesses at the state and federal level, operating as the united voice in communications, with government relations, and industry and community outreach. We collaborate with our peers in the industry to solve problems and provide direct access for MLDA members to key decision and policy makers.

MLDA works for you.
We will work together to solve problems and improve the climate of the lobster business.

Wholesale/Processor benefits


- Weekly communications from MLDA’s executive director, Annie Tselikis

- Representation at the state and federal level on various industry boards

- Regular membership meetings to learn about opportunities and challenges in the industry


- Collaborate with your peers on issues that are important for the industry

- Direct contact with policy makers

- Access preliminary DMR lobster landings data

- Professional and social events that support the business

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2019-2020 Dues 

Wholesale/Processors: $3000

Vendors: $1000