Dedicated to lobster resource conservation and preservation of the offshore lobster industry.

Join AOLA at MLA Weekend

AOLA Information Session and Member Meeting at MLA Weekend - Friday January 19th at 11:30am.  Cape Cod Resort and Conference Center, 35 Scudder Ave Hyannis, MA.  AOLA will also have a booth at the trade show.


  1. Association Business - membership update & nominations for 2018 Directors
  2. Lobster and Jonah Crab Management – Addenda 25, 26/III, 27
  3. Marine Monument – Department of Interior review & industry lawsuit
  4. Habitat and Coral – NEFMC omnibus and scallop actions & NOAA rulemaking,
  5. Research Updates – lobster and crab tagging & lobster egger count