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Fish Talk in the News – Friday, July 21

In this edition of Fish Talk in the News, a new study on the effects of different bottom-trawling techniques; court documents suggest Carlos Rafael may sell all of his permits; oyster farming booms along Maine’s coast; and river herring make a dramatic comeback. … More Info »

Fish Talk in the News – Friday, July 14

In this edition of Fish Talk in the News, a beloved whale rescuer is killed in Canada; John Bullard announces his retirement; and the nation’s highest court is asked to take up New England’s monitoring lawsuit. … More Info »

Fish Talk in the News – Friday, July 7

This week in Fish Talk in the News, a US House committee approves funding for the National Sea Grant program in the Gulf of Maine; the National Marine Fisheries Service will begin to review the status of Atlantic salmon; and the comment period about seismic testing in the Atlantic Ocean gets extended until July 21st. … More Info »

Fish Talk in the News – Friday, June 30

In this edition of Fish Talk in the News, new appointments to fishery councils are announced; NEFMC writes a letter about seismic testing; New England’s marine monument should be preserved; NEFMC explores new ways to monitor the groundfish fishery; many weigh in on the fate of the Codfather’s groundfish permits; and a study shows that locally caught groundfish stay in New England. … More Info »

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 »