Category Archive: Yellowtail

Pioneering yellowtail video surveys show promise for more accurate fish counts

Building on more than a decade of experience conducting video surveys for Atlantic sea scallops, researchers at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth School for Marine Read the rest

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Scallopers ramp up efforts to avoid yellowtail

NEW BEDFORD, MA – Scallopers are now completely prohibited from possessing yellowtail flounder, a move that industry leaders supported to encourage all vessels to steer … Read the rest

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NMFS transfers excess yellowtail from scallop to groundfish fishery

GLOUCESTER, MA – The groundfish fishery got a bit of a boost on Feb. 20 when the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) transferred a portion … Read the rest

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Yellowtail flounder possession ban in pipeline for limited-access scallopers

DANVERS, MA – In the near future, limited-access scallopers may be prohibited from keeping any yellowtail flounder at all if a new measure in Framework … Read the rest

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Species News – Scallops, Yellowtail

Georges Bank yellowtail quota to drop in 2014 but US share to increase 

HYANNIS, MA – Following hours of difficult discussion that stretched out … Read the rest

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