Category Archive: Editorial

EDITORIAL – Butterfish: An assessment success story

The latest butterfish stock assessment is a game changer, not just for the long-finned (Loligo) squid fishery, which has been stymied by a … Read the rest

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EDITORIAL – Planning the future of Maine’s lobster fishery

Given the fundamental importance of lobstering to the livelihoods of thousands of people, fishing communities, and the economy of the state of Maine, it makes … Read the rest

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EDITORIAL – Safety matters: Time for a quick review

Taking up the theme of fishing vessel safety can be a hazardous thing to do in a CFN editorial since it entails walking that fine … Read the rest

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EDITORIAL – Disaster aid secured: Now, how to spend it

A rare political thaw in January led to an encouraging turn of events as Congress managed to put aside seemingly intractable differences to agree on a … Read the rest

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EDITORIAL – Northeast fisheries merit federal support

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editorial-SHThe tremendous importance of Northeast fisheries to local, state, and national economies is the main message of “Fisheries of the United States 2012,” the latest Read the rest

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EDITORIAL – Efforts to build US dogfish market could pay off

Groundfish boats need something to fish on, and there are more than enough spiny dogfish around, along with a hefty 40.8-million-pound quota for the 2013 … Read the rest

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EDITORIAL – Work, goodwill yield relief for gillnetters

In a welcome turn of events, the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) is proposing to eliminate the consequence closure strategy it implemented in 2010 as … Read the rest

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EDITORIAL – Wind farms coming: It’s time to tune in

editorial-SHWith the crises enveloping the groundfish, scallop, lobster, and northern shrimp fisheries, everyone in the Northeast commercial fishing industry is exhausted.  It’s understandably difficult for Read the rest

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