Category Archive: September ’12

NOAA Fisheries Navigator – September 2012

Insert to the September 2012 Commercial Fisheries News

Contents:
  • Area 1 Lobster Trap Program Application Process Underway
  • NOAA’s FishWatch Helps Consumers Make Well-Informed Seafood Choices
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Groundfish: Foreboding cuts on 2013 horizon

PORTSMOUTH, NH – The region’s battered groundfish industry, still struggling to cope with this year’s sharp reductions in Gulf of Maine cod and Georges Bank … Read the rest

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Herring spawning issues continue to command industry attention

ALEXANDRIA, VA – Fishermen will receive plenty of advance notice if the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission (ASMFC) ever decides to modify spawning area boundary … Read the rest

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Cornell Cooperative Extension launches monkfish RSA study

RIVERHEAD, NY – Cornell University Cooperative Extension (CCE) researchers are looking for a few good monkfish samples – up to 1,200 fin clips, to be … Read the rest

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Eat lobsters; abundant supply, prices low

The lobster market has been through a tumultuous period since the report in the August CFN. At that time, there was a substantial catch of … Read the rest

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Lobster trap reductions for Areas 2 and 3

ALEXANDRIA, VA – Lobstermen in Areas 2 and 3 who want to consolidate businesses and reduce the overall number of traps in each area moved … Read the rest

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ASMFC keeps dogfish quota rollover at 5% max

ALEXANDRIA, VA – An attempt to increase the 5% cap on the amount of unused dogfish quota that can be “rolled over” into the next … Read the rest

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