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July 22, 2009


Comments from Prof. James Acheson of the UMaine anthropology faculty and School of Marine Sciences are included in a Wednesday Bangor Daily News story ( about the investigation into a shooting incident on Matinicus. Police say that the shooting relates to a dispute between two men over lobster fishing territory. Acheson has written two books about the lobster industry's history and social structures.

Acheson provided similar perspectives for an Associated Press story ( on the same incident.

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