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Former Mayor Bullard to Retire from NOAA Position
John Bullard formally announced today that he is retiring from his position as NOAA Fisheries Greater Atlantic Regional Administrator.
The former New Bedford mayor has been serving in the top job for NOAA's Gloucester-based office since 2012...
Federal Fishing Regulators Planning Quota Changes
Federal fishing regulators are planning a host of changes to the quota limits of several important New England fish, including cod.
New England fishermen search for cod in two key fishing areas, Georges Bank and the Gulf of Maine. Regulators have enacted a series of cutbacks to the cod quota in those…
New Video System Developed By SMAST To Count Fish
Researchers with the University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth say a new video system will help provide data to better inform management of New England's beleaguered cod population.
UMass Dartmouth School for Marine Science and Technology scientists say their new video system will help assess the sp…
Northeast Consortium Awards Funding for Fishing Research
A University of New Hampshire-based group is funding three research projects that will focus on spawning groundfish in New England waters.
Groundfish include species such as cod and haddock that have high economic value.
The three awards from the Northeast Consortium total more than $335,000...
Fishing Regulators Meeting This Week In Newport
Federal fishery regulators will consider habitat protections to key fishing grounds during a meeting in Rhode Island.
The New England Fishery Management Council is meeting in Newport, Rhode Island, from Tuesday through Thursday. The board is continuing a discussion of habitat protections that it bega…
Valet Manager Says He Saw Gun In Aaron Hernandez Waistband
A valet manager at a Boston hotel has testified at Aaron Hernandez's murder trial that he saw what he believed to be a gun tucked in the former NFL player's waistband two nights before the killing of Odin Lloyd.
Samson Michael testified Tuesday that he saw Hernandez outside the "W&…
Regulators Considering More Cod Restrictions
Federal regulators are considering additional restrictions to the Gulf of Maine cod fishing industry.
The New England Fishery Management Council is set to vote on the restrictions at a meeting in Newport, Rhode Island, on Wednesday. The council on Tuesday enacted a quota cut that reduces total allowa…

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