fishery

Restrictions on Tap for Southern New England Lobster Fishery
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — New restrictions are on tap for southern New England's historic lobster fishery, which is grappling with an unprecedented decline in population.
Scientists have said the population off of southern Massachusetts, Rhode Island and Connecticut has declined in the face o…
Fish Regulators Consider Drastic Cuts in New England
Fishery regulators are considering huge cuts to key fish stocks before an audience of frustrated fishermen who say the flailing industry will collapse under more reductions.
 
    The New England Fishery Management Council met Thursday to consider drastic cuts in catch limits for bottom-dwelling groun…
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.
U.S. Sen. John Kerry said he's secured a commitment from Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid to include $100 million for fishermen a…