Category Archive: November ’12

NOAA Fisheries Navigator – November 2012

Insert to the November 2012 Commercial Fisheries News

Contents:
  • Listening to Industry: Bullard Hits the Road
  • Meet John Bullard, NOAA’s New
  • Northeast Regional Administrator
  • NEAMAP:
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Another Working Waterfront Festival success

NEW BEDFORD, MA – Overcast skies and damp conditions didn’t dissuade visitors from attending the 2012 Working Waterfront Festival held Sept. 29-30, which organizers described … Read the rest

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Dam removals aid groundfish rebuilding

GLOUCESTER, MA – In recent years there’s been little news to cheer fishermen in the Gulf of Maine, but they have reason to be encouraged … Read the rest

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Rebuilt Commercial Fisheries Center of RI opens

KINGSTON, RI – After two years of planning, permitting, and construction, a vastly improved Commercial Fisheries Center of Rhode Island (CFCRI) opened its doors on … Read the rest

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NE council moves to protect Elephant Trunk seed scallops

PLYMOUTH, MA – Eager to protect what appears to be the second highest level of recruitment ever recorded in the Elephant Trunk area, the New … Read the rest

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NMFS shifts harbor porpoise closure to Feb/March

PLYMOUTH, MA – At the eleventh hour, the fiercely determined Northeast Seafood Coalition was able to convince the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) to shift … Read the rest

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Scallopers welcomed with double christening


NEW BEDFORD, MA – In what may have been a first ever for this port, Nordic Fisheries’ Roy Enoksen and O’Hara Corporation’s Frank O’Hara hailed … Read the rest

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Georges Bank yellowtail quota fears

PLYMOUTH, MA – If nothing significant changes in the next few months, the 2013 quota for Georges Bank yellowtail flounder is likely to be a … Read the rest

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