Tagged Cape Cod Times

Herring Industry’s Abuse of Resource is a Big Deal

Pair trawlers off the coast of Rhode Island

Cape Cod Times writer Doug Fraser correctly reports that the activity of the industrial herring fleet is a very big deal for the other fishermen plying those waters. That’s because the massive nets of the herring trawl vessels once again blew through the quota for this sensitive area, scooping up 160 percent of the allotted catch. This is the third time in six years that the industry has greatly exceeded its quota in the area, known as herring management area 1B. … More Info »

Fish Talk in the News – Friday, December 16

Fish Talk in this week’s news: Gulf of Maine cod stock assessment, fish may be more susceptible to ocean acidification than previously thought, the Coast Guard and fishermen work together to find mutually agreeable solutions, and a new app to track the mercury in your sushi. … More Info »

Fish Talk in the News – Thursday, September 8

From time to time, we like to keep you updated on the other news sources that have been “talking fish.” Here’s a quick look at some recent stories and websites that we think might interest Talking Fish readers: In the … More Info »

Talking Fish Topics in the News – Friday, May 27

Some of the issues we’ve been discussing lately on Talking Fish have been featured in various other media venues. Here’s a sampling of such coverage: Last Friday, Peter Shelley wrote about the federal First Circuit Court of Appeals decision that … More Info »

New England Fisheries in the News – April 19, 2011

New England fishery management received significant attention in the media over the past few days, with a major story running in the Cape Cod Times on Sunday and Monday, April 17 and 18. This two-part series by Doug Fraser detailed … More Info »