Category Archive: Fish

ASMFC alerts lobstermen to CA II agreement, future area changes

PHILADELPHIA, PA — Concerned that lobstermen might be caught off guard by recent developments at the federal level, the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission’s (ASMFC) … Read the rest

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Bluefin: Assessment bodes well for recovery

GLOUCESTER, MA — Armed with reliable catch data and an enhanced understanding of bluefin biology, scientists conducted a new Atlantic bluefin tuna stock assessment this … 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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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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Dogfish: Fishermen still struggle, despite quota hike, MSC label

BATH, ME – The spiny dogfish quota for the 2012-2013 fishing season is 35.6 million pounds, up from a 6-millionpound quota only six years ago. … Read the rest

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Groundfish: Foreboding cuts on 2013 horizon

PORTSMOUTH, NH – The region’s battered groundfish industry, still struggling to cope with this year’s sharp reductions in Gulf of Maine cod and Georges Bank … Read the rest

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Herring spawning issues continue to command industry attention

ALEXANDRIA, VA – Fishermen will receive plenty of advance notice if the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission (ASMFC) ever decides to modify spawning area boundary … Read the rest

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Cornell Cooperative Extension launches monkfish RSA study

RIVERHEAD, NY – Cornell University Cooperative Extension (CCE) researchers are looking for a few good monkfish samples – up to 1,200 fin clips, to be … Read the rest

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ASMFC keeps dogfish quota rollover at 5% max

ALEXANDRIA, VA – An attempt to increase the 5% cap on the amount of unused dogfish quota that can be “rolled over” into the next … Read the rest

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NMFS shifts yellowtail quota from scallopers to groundfish fleet

GLOUCESTER, MA – Just three short weeks after receiving an official request from the New England Fishery Management Council to transfer a sizable portion of … Read the rest

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