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Date registered: October 24, 2012

Biography

Commercial Fisheries News is the Northeast’s commercial fishing industry newspaper. Published monthly, CFN provides the latest waterfront news along with coverage of the state and federal rules and regulations affecting the harvest of all the region’s major species. Regular features include lobster and fish market reports, a safety column, new boats, the enforcement report, and the popular and effective Classifieds.

Latest posts

  1. CFN Shakedown Cruise: Wayne Beal 46  — November 21, 2017
  2. Wayne Hamilton: “Believe in what you’re doing” — November 21, 2017
  3. As retirement looms, John Bullard reflects on his years at the helm of GARFO; challenges and accomplishments — November 21, 2017
  4. ASMFC’s Atlantic Menhaden Board adopts AMD3 — November 21, 2017
  5. Region’s ports rank highly in NOAA’s “Fisheries of the US” report — November 21, 2017

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NOAA Fisheries Navigator – November 2017

EXCLUSIVE 4-Page Insert from the November 2017 edition of Commercial Fisheries News > Click page below to download .pdf file (2mb) < NOAA_Navigator-November_2017

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Mid-Atlantic council considers changes to summer flounder, scup, black sea bass AMs

  RIVERHEAD, NY – In the first of two meetings on Framework Adjustment 5, the Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council moved forward on new commercial accountability measures (AMs) for the Summer Flounder, Scup, Black Sea Bass Fishery Management Plan (FMP) at its Oct. 10-12 meeting. FW5 will be before the council for final action at its …

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Cornell Cooperative Extension receives funding for continuation of monkfish genetic populations study

ITHACA, NY – Cornell Cooperative Extension (CCE) has received funding to collect and analyze monkfish samples to build on CCE’s earlier successful RSA-funded genetic study (2012-13) to determine if monkfish constitute a single or multiple stocks over their coastwide distribution from Newfoundland to North Carolina and to determine if migrational mixing exists between management areas. …

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Abandoning ship Part 3:  Boarding the liferaft

The following is Part 3 of a four-part series focused on the decision to abandon ship and then taking the steps necessary to maximize chances for survival and rescue.  Watch for the final installment in this series in a subsequent issue.  —Editor If possible when abandoning ship, board the liferaft without entering the water to …

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Research update – EFSC surveys in the Gulf of Maine, scallop RSA grant apps due Nov 6

NEW BEDFORD, MA – The NOAA research vessel Gloria Michelle was in New Bedford Harbor last month on a tour of visits to local ports to help further the public’s understanding of fisheries research. The 72’ vessel has been performing inshore trawl surveys since 1984, providing scientists a consistent platform for time series on groundfish …

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NOAA Fisheries allows state water exemptions for scallop fisheries in Maine and Massachusetts

WASHINGTON, DC – NOAA Fisheries (NMFS) has approved a final rule that would revise the State Waters Exemption Program under the Atlantic Sea Scallop Fishery Management Plan. NMFS has determined that both Maine and Massachusetts qualify for this exemption, and that allowing this exemption would have no adverse impact on the effectiveness of federal management …

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Heather Thompson: “I love what I do”

By Brian Robbins HARRINGTON, ME – It was something to watch: a living, breathing version of a well-oiled machine. I was doing my best to stay out of the way with my camera as the 36’ Gold Digger made its way through a string of lobster gear.  The skipper and the one-person crew were making …

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R/V Pisces to fill in for Bigelow on fall bottom trawl surveys

WOODS HOLE, MA – When one of the two common shaft 1,542-hp propulsion motors on the NOAA research vessel Henry B. Bigelow failed in mid-July off the coast of New Jersey, the initial estimate was a six-week downtime. She steamed first to her homeport of Newport, RI and then to Colonna’s Shipyard in Norfolk, VA …

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CFN Shakedown Cruise: Buxton 31

by Brian Robbins Welcome to another CFN Shakedown Cruise. Periodically, we will focus on a new launch and dig a little deeper into what went into the project – whether it be a new model or a hull well known to the New England commercial market.  What we hope to do is provide insight and …

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FISH-SAFE: Could it be?  A possible annual self-certification plan

The changing of the seasons (and the sea) remind us every year of changes we want or need to make in our daily and work lives.  Actually our risks change with the seasons. We get out our jackets to resist the cold, sand and salt to keep from slipping on the ice, and thicker gloves …

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