WWF-Hong Kong says that although the Boston lobster is not threatened with extinction, its harvesting ground overlaps with the habitat of the North Atlantic right whale. Photo: Getty Images
WWF-Hong Kong says that although the Boston lobster is not threatened with extinction, its harvesting ground overlaps with the habitat of the North Atlantic right whale. Photo: Getty Images

Eating Boston lobster in Hong Kong could hasten demise of North Atlantic whale species

  • The lobster is harvested using traps that are also entangling the North Atlantic right whale, WWF-Hong Kong says
  • Fewer than 250 mature North Atlantic right whales remain in existence, green group notes

WWF-Hong Kong says that although the Boston lobster is not threatened with extinction, its harvesting ground overlaps with the habitat of the North Atlantic right whale. Photo: Getty Images
WWF-Hong Kong says that although the Boston lobster is not threatened with extinction, its harvesting ground overlaps with the habitat of the North Atlantic right whale. Photo: Getty Images
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