Category Archive: 2014

It’s a reality now: Gulf of Maine cod under emergency restrictions

GLOUCESTER, MA – Everyone knew it was coming, but the official Nov. 10 announcement of emergency closures and trip limits to further protect Gulf of … Read the rest

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Raised gillnets could help fishermen avoid cod


The details were news, but the impact had been expected for months now.  On Nov. 10, National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) Regional Administrator John Bullard … Read the rest

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Wind, waves sink Miss Sambvca: A harrowing account of the rescue

GLOUCESTER, MA – On the evening of October 19, Tyler McLaughlin of the National Geographic Channel’s hit television series “Wicked Tuna” and his mate, Stephen … Read the rest

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FISH-SAFE: What do Coast Guard casualty stats tell us?

The Coast Guard First District maintains a database of incidents to which it has responded.  As of

Oct. 7, there were fewer commercial fishing casualties … Read the rest

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H&H Marine keeps building ’em bigger and bigger

Stormi Gayle, a standard 15'3"-wide Osmond 42; Family Tradition (inset), a 17'2"-beamed version.  (Brian Robbins photos)

Stormi Gayle, a standard 15’3″-wide Osmond 42; Family Tradition (inset), a 17’2″-beamed version.
(Brian Robbins photos)

Thirty years or so of saying ‘Why not?’

STEUBEN, … Read the rest

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EDITORIAL: Whale rule change shows that cooperation works

On Nov. 6, barely four months after announcing the latest adjustment to the Atlantic Large Whale Take Reduction Plan, the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) … Read the rest

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ICCAT adopts higher quotas for western, eastern bluefin tuna

GENOA, ITALY – The International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas (ICCAT) concluded its annual meeting here on Nov. 17 and adopted, with overwhelming … Read the rest

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Lutcavage team to use ‘hexacopter’ drones to survey bluefin tuna

GLOUCESTER, MA – Back in 1993, Molly Lutcavage, then a scientist at the New England Aquarium, launched one of the region’s first cooperative research programs, … Read the rest

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ASMFC moves forward with Jonah crab plan

MYSTIC, CT – If Jonah crabs are one thing and rock crabs are another, then what’s a sand crab or a grass crab or, especially … Read the rest

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Shrimping moratorium continues for 2015 season

PORTLAND, ME – Despite calls from industry for a 500-metric-ton (mt) research program or, alternatively, a very short shrimp season to at least provide a … Read the rest

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