Lobstermen Face Hypoxia in Outer Cape Waters

Low oxygen levels linked to warmer water spell trouble for local lobsters.

PROVINCETOWN, Mass.—Alex Iacono, a lobsterman who says he favors lobsters and ocean solitude over people, is worried about the future of his business. Iacono, who lives in Truro and fishes out of Provincetown on the F/V Storm Elizabeth, says his catch has significantly dwindled in recent years.