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Port of New Bedford Releases Six-Pronged Plan to Revive its Historic Groundfishery and Modernize the Port New Bedford, MA (PRWEB) June 17, 2014 The Port
Some fisheries in the United States are poised to undergo major changes in the regulations used to protect fish stocks, and Iowa State University researchers have estimated that the new system will be an economic boon to the fishing industry.
WASHINGTON, Aug. 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A small fleet of fishermen is expected to stage a protest today off the coast of Martha's Vineyard directed at President Obama over a recent change in regulations for commercial groundfish fishermen.
PORT CLYDE, Maine, April 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "Today the National Marine Fisheries Service released their final Interim Rule for Groundfish for the 2009 fishing year.
By Anonymous A state official put it best: A federal report that documents a continued decline in some species of groundfish despite years of regulation was "extremely frustrating." After reducing the number of fishing days, staying out of certain areas and using nets with bigger mesh, the stocks of some species have not rebounded as hoped, leading to what are expected to be even stricter limits next fishing season.
To: NATIONAL EDITORS Contact: Dave Bard of Pew Environment Group, +1-202-486-4426 PROVIDENCE, R.I., Sept.
By Julia Scott, San Mateo County Times, Calif. Jul. 16--PRINCETON-BY-THE-SEA -- A team of state and federal fisheries agents served a search warrant in early July to a seafood processor suspected of buying illegally caught groundfish, according to federal officials.
Federal regulators are preparing to vote on a plan to protect deep water corals and other sensitive fish habitat that will likely include a permanent ban on bottom trawling in large tracts of the Pacific Ocean.
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