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Increased Shark Sightings Along Cape Cod Coast Linked To Seal Population Growth
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Fishing Industry Opposes Marine Monuments Plan

New Bedford Mayor Jon Mitchell recently sent a letter to the White House Council on Environmental Quality expressing concern about the possibility of President Barack Obama issuing an Executive Order that would declare certain offshore areas marine monuments.

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Greg Desrosiers/TSM

Federal Legislators Tour New Bedford Fisheries, Discuss At-Sea Monitoring

The City of New Bedford welcomed a possible congressional ally for the fishing industry Thursday to tour fisheries along the harbor. 

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Dan McCready/TSM

A Conversation On At-Sea Monitor Mandates [Video]

Phil Paleologos hosts a conversation regarding a lawsuit over a provision that would require fishermen to pay for at-sea monitors.

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Photo from NOAA

Mayor Calls for NOAA Lab in New Bedford Harbor

With the possibility of NOAA Fisheries relocating its Northeast Fisheries Scince Center out of Woods Hole, New Bedford Mayor Jon Mitchell will happily welcome the new lab to the city's harbor.

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Getty Images - Rep. William Keating (D) Mass.

Fisheries Amendment Approved By House Of Representatives

A recently passed amendment could provide more for money for fisheries research.

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Groundfishing Industry To Take Another Severe Blow

More bleak news for the groundfishing industry.

NOAA Fisheries Northeast Regional Administrator John Bullard announced Monday the Atlantic cod stock is in a free-fall, and more proposed cuts to the quota are on the table...

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City Releases Six-Point Plan to Revive Struggling Fisheries

A new report by UMass Dartmouth's School for Marine Science and Technology outlines a series of policy recommendations to revive the northeast's struggling groundfish fishery...

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Quinn Wants to “Speed Up” Fisheries Science

Former State Rep. John Quinn of Dartmouth has just about completed his first three-day meeting as a member of the New England Regional Fisheries Management Council...

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Feds to Delay Porpoise Closure in Gulf of Maine

The Northeast's top federal fisheries manager says he'll delay a planned shutdown of a key fishing area after fishermen argued the closure to protect harbor porpoises would devastate an industry segment...

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Fishing Disaster Declared in New England

The U.S. Commerce Department has declared a national fishery disaster in New England, opening the door for tens of millions of dollars in relief funds for fishermen...

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