Category Archive: Dogfish

Dogfish quota to increase in 2014 and 2015

PHILADELPHIA, PA – Even though the fishery has been “under-performing” and the fleet has landed a mere fraction of its 2013 quota, the Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council voted during its October meeting here to substantially increase the spiny dogfish annual catch limit (ACL) for the next two fishing years. The council took this action based …

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Red’s Best partners with nonprofits, NAMA to build demand for local fish

Tim Wood photos
Devon Walsh shovels ice onto a tote of dogfish immediately after the fish are hoisted off a boat, which had already iced down the fish while onboard.  The chilled product has a slight edge in the marketplace, with potential to improve the return on sales to fishermen.  Red’s Best Seafood, which has leased the bay on the north side of the Chatham Fish Pier, installed two ice-making machines at the pier, one of the ways it is working to promote locally caught fish.

CHATHAM, MA – The mechanical whir of the Chatham Fish Pier lift is swiftly followed by a dull thud and whoosh as dozens of dogfish slide down the metal chute and into a large plastic tub. Devon Walsh immediately begins shoveling ice on top of the fish, while a digital readout keeps tabs on their temperature, …

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