Category Archive: 2014

SAFE-BOAT SMART-BOAT – Simple steps to avoid bad but common mistakes

Originally printed – October 2011

He was fairly new to trawling and he made a bad mistake.  Maybe it was a lack of sleep or … Read the rest

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Gulf of Maine Cod – SPECIAL REPORT

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New England council requests emergency action for GOM cod

HYANNIS, MA – Following hours of difficult discussion punctuated by impassioned testimony from numerous commercial and recreational … Read the rest

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EDITORIAL – Science must acknowledge climate change effects

Populations of many fish species – summer flounder, butterfish, squid, black sea bass, cod, and bluefin tuna to name a few – are clearly being … Read the rest

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A welcome ‘good news’ story: GOM haddock stock healthy and growing

HYANNIS, MA – The most recent stock assessment for Gulf of Maine haddock indicates that the resource is not overfished or subject to overfishing and, … Read the rest

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GMRI report: Plan for emerging fisheries in the Gulf of Maine

PORTLAND, ME – If fishery population centers keep trending northward due to warming water temperatures, and if quotas continue to be allocated based on historical … Read the rest

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New bluefin stock assessments show stunning reversal in abundance

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by Rich Ruais

As recently as 2009, the Standing Committee on Research and Statistics (SCRS) to the International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas … Read the rest

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New Maine company offers seafood freezing, packaging, frozen storage

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BUCKSPORT, ME – Central Maine Cold Storage is now open for business.  The privately funded company formally unveiled its $2 million state-of-the-art, on-demand seafood freezing, … Read the rest

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LMR – Lobster supply increases; prices hold steady

The October lobster market combined dramatically improved catches with many Maine fishermen saying they were now on par with their 2013 numbers, pleasing prices, and … Read the rest

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Small scallops abound; future looks especially bright on Georges Bank

HYANNIS, MA – Georges Bank is littered with scallops.  Biomass there is extremely high, and the enormous 2013 year class promises to fuel the fishery … Read the rest

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Health insurance open enrollment starts Nov. 15

GLOUCESTER, MA – Open enrollment for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) starts Nov. 15 and runs through Feb. 15, 2015.  Signing up means … Read the rest

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