In the News

Fish Talk in the News – Friday, May 19

In this edition of Fish Talk in the News, the NEFMC hosts public hearings on the Deep-Sea Coral Amendment next week; the Fishermen’s Alliance launches a Pier to Plate program; RI fishermen test out electronic monitoring; and a Maine resident hopes to farm scallops in Penobscot Bay. … More Info »




New England Fisheries

Act Now to Protect Deep-Sea Corals in New England

The New England Fishery Management Council is developing the Omnibus Deep-Sea Coral Amendment. The amendment will comprise measures requiring some fishermen to take precautions in designated areas in order to protect the corals that live in those places. The Council is currently accepting comments on the amendment through June 5, 2017.




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Opinion

Congressman Grijalva: More US Action Required on New England Fishery

This post is an opinion piece authored by Congressman Raúl M. Grijalva that was published in the Worcester Telegram. Congressman Grijalva is a Democrat from southern Arizona who serves on the House Natural Resources Committee.




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In the News

Fish Talk in the News – Friday, May 12

In this edition of Fish Talk in the News, NMFS releases updated economics report; new rules are crafted to avert another lobster bait shortage; ASMFC moves forward with new lobster measures; kelp farming promises economic and ecological benefits; and get used to paying $20+ for a lobster roll.




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In the News

Fish Talk in the News – Friday, May 5

In this edition of Fish Talk in the News, coral protection hearings are planned for New England; invasive seaweed is changing sea habitat; and ASMFC meets next week.




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The Future of New England Seafood

Fishermen are innovators. And those around them are taking inspiration. Read here about what fishermen and others are doing to help fishing businesses thrive, to create new branding and marketing opportunities for seafood, and to explore unique new ways of conserving New England’s fish populations.

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