Category Archive: October ’12

Dogfish: Fishermen still struggle, despite quota hike, MSC label

BATH, ME – The spiny dogfish quota for the 2012-2013 fishing season is 35.6 million pounds, up from a 6-millionpound quota only six years ago. … Read the rest

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Shrimp section considers allocating quota by state/gear in Addendum I

PORTLAND, ME – The northern shrimp fishery may be regulated very differently this winter if stateby- state quotas and/or trawl vs. trap allocations are adopted … Read the rest

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Scalloper Liberty rebuilt from stem to stern

NEW BEDFORD, MA – There always seems to be something going on at Dan Eilertsen’s dock in New Bedford, and this past summer was no … Read the rest

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Seafreeze buys former Pt. Judith co-op plant

DAVISVILLE, RI – Earlier this year, Davisville-based Seafreeze Ltd., the largest producer and trader of sea-frozen seafood on the East Coast, purchased the 37,000-square-foot building … Read the rest

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Lobster boat prices inch up; catch slackens off

After surprisingly good Labor Day lobster sales for almost everybody, things “quieted down dramatically” in mid-September, to quote dealers, co-op managers, and exporters.

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