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Fishermen And Environmentalists Unhappy With New Cod Rules

Environmentalists and commercial fishermen both say they are fearful of proposed changes to the federal rules that govern New England's beleaguered cod fishing industry...

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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...

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Feds: Cod Stocks Worse than Suspected

One of the two critical areas where New England fishermen search for cod may be in even worse shape than suspected.

Fishing managers already knew stocks of Georges Bank's cod were thin...

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State Seeks Public Input On Spending Groundfish Disaster Aid

A sparse crowd filled the Waypoint Event Center in downtown New Bedford for a public discussion on how to spend nearly $7 million in federal relief aid for local commercial groundfishermen. 

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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...

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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...

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Regulators To Vote On 2015 Cod Fishing Rules

Federal fishery regulators might set rules for the badly declined Gulf of Maine cod fishery this week.

The New England Fishery Management Council is meeting Monday through Thursday in Newport, Rhode Island to set rules for the coming fishing season that begins in May...

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Cod Prices Expected To Rise

Fishermen and dealers say new restrictions on commercial cod fishing in the Gulf of Maine will likely make local cod more expensive to New England consumers...

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Cod Fishing Restrictions Up For Vote This Week

Federal regulators will consider emergency restrictions to the Gulf of Maine's cod fishery this week.

The New England Fishery Management Council will consider the restrictions at its meeting in Hyannis, Massachusetts this week...

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Panel Recommends Steps To Protect Cod In Gulf Of Maine

Federal regulators are recommending a host of new restrictions to protect the Gulf of Maine's declining cod fishery.

The federal New England Fishery Management Council's Groundfish Oversight Committee on Wednesday recommended a battery of changes, including implementing expansions to existing inshore spawning closures...

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