Category Archive: Government Agencies

NOAA Fisheries Navigator July 2013

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Insert to the July 2013 Commercial Fisheries News Click here to download and read the NOAA Fisheries Navigator (520K .pdf)

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ICCAT: US once again seeks bluefin quota cut

AGADIR, MOROCCO — The Northeast’s bluefin tuna industry came away from the Nov. 9-19 ICCAT meeting here dismayed once again by the US delegation’s ultraconservative stance on bluefin quotas despite recent scientific findings that indicate stocks on both sides of the Atlantic are recovering. ICCAT stands for the International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic …

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Maine DMR schedules coastwide meetings with lobster industry

HALLOWELL, ME — The Maine Department of Marine Resources (DMR) has scheduled 16 meetings with the state’s lobster industry to hear people’s views on the status of the industry following the 2012 season and recommendations for the future. The meetings will include a discussion of the work of the Lobster Advisory Council and its efforts …

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Bullard to lead NMFS Northeast Region

GLOUCESTER, MA – John Bullard is the new National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) Northeast Regional Administrator. NMFS Director Sam Rauch announced the appointment on July 2 after many months of speculation over who would be named to fill the post following the retirement late last year of longtime administrator Pat Kurkul. Bullard is a familiar …

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