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Fish Talk in the News – Friday, June 23

In this edition of Fish Talk in the News, Chris Oliver is appointed to lead NOAA Fisheries; NEFMC votes to protect some Atlantic corals; thousands of dead bait fish wash ashore in Maine; and NOAA Fisheries announces ASM reimbursement rate for the groundfish fishery. … More Info »

Fish Talk in the News – Friday, June 16

In this edition of fish talk in the news, the Secretary of the Interior visits New England; the alleged biggest eel smuggler on the east coast is arrested; NOAA recommends $1.5 million for research grants in the Gulf of Maine; and rising temperatures in the Gulf of Maine are affecting fisherman. … More Info »

Fish Talk in the News – Friday, June 9

In this edition of Fish Talk in the News, NOAA will begin to survey scallops in the Northern Gulf of Maine Scallop Management Area; a joint USA-Canada research expedition was launched in the Gulf of Maine, and a bill to secretly put tracking devices on lobster boats was passed in the Maine Senate … More Info »

Fish Talk in the News – Friday, June 2

In this edition of Fish Talk in the News, MA Senate’s proposed 2018 budget includes $185K for cod survey; scientists expect some decline in lobster numbers; and NEFMC seeks voice in marine monument review. … More Info »

Fish Talk in the News – Friday, May 26

In this edition of Fish Talk in the News, the Codfather wins sentencing delay; the Gulf of Maine will become too warm for many key fish; invasive green crabs put the pinch on another clam harvest; and Maine lobstermen support an exemption from coral closed areas. … More Info »

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 »

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. … More Info »

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. … More Info »

Fish Talk in the News – Friday, April 28

In this edition of Fish Talk in the News, Trump targets national monuments with new executive orders; lobstermen support bill to allow GPS tracking of boats; researchers investigate humpback whale deaths and vessel strikes; and NEFMC approves Atlantic herring alternatives for analysis. … More Info »

Fish Talk in the News – Friday, April 21

In this edition of Fish Talk in the News, NEFMC allows lobster fishing in Gulf of Maine coral canyons; a federal court denies Goethel’s appeal; and NEFMC moves to change scallop rules. … More Info »