There is a legal doctrine that is used to infer responsibility when something under someone’s management and control goes wrong : res ipsa loquitor. The thing speaks for itself. The only evidence that is needed for the mismanagement of Gulf of Maine cod is the status of Gulf of Maine cod itself.
A Word (or Several) From the Fishery Managers
E.F. “Terry” Stockwell III , Chair, New England Fishery Management Council
The recent letter to the New England Fishery Management Council reporting that Gulf of Maine cod is in dire condition prompts an obvious question: what went wrong? How we choose to answer that question is critical. We can
The experimental fishing permit for barndoor skates issued to the Georges Bank Fixed Gear Sector should provide useful information that will help us understand this stock. This is one more example where cooperative research with the fishing industry improves our science and management processes.
I would, however, like to more clearly explain the status of