Category Archive: January ’13

NOAA Fisheries Navigator – January 2013

Insert to the January 2013 Commercial Fisheries News

Contents:
  • Vessel Fishing History Requests: How They Work
  • There’s Still Time to Apply for a Limited-Access Mackerel
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FISH SAFE – Students redesign knives, banders, oilers

Traditional banding tool, right, and the redesigned version, which features an angled shape to reduce wrist “flexion,” the bending down of the wrist, when picking up a band.  (Ann Backus photo)

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In my last article (CFN November 2012), I described an industrial design class at the Rhode Island School of Design (RISD) … Read the rest

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Alec Peasley’s new Atlantica: Roomy, rugged, efficient

Alex Peasley's Atlantica

For 19-year-old lobsterman Alec Peasley of Brooksville, ME, the launch of his 34` Atlantica wasn’t so much the beginning of a career as a continuation … Read the rest

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SPECIAL REPORT – Shrimp

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Tough call:  ASMFC sets low 2013 shrimp quota

PORTLAND, ME — The Northern Shrimp Section of the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission (ASMFC) met here … Read the rest

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Students redesign knives, banders, oilers

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In my last article (CFN November 2012), I described an industrial design class at the Rhode Island School of Design (RISD) in which students were … Read the rest

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Symposium reveals dramatic impacts of climate change on GOM lobster

PORTLAND, ME — Scientists from around the world gathered in Portland Nov. 27-30 to discuss how environmental changes may impact Maine’s most important commercial fishery … Read the rest

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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 … Read the rest

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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 … Read the rest

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Miller Time launched

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SW Boatworks has a couple of big lobster boats headed for the water:  a 46` Wesmac that it finished and a Calvin Beal 44 for … Read the rest

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Khristy Michelle launched

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John Williams’ goal was to replace his 17-year-old John’s Bay-built Khristy Michelle with one as close as possible to the same design — only 3` … Read the rest

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