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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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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...

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Scientists Urge Fishing Regulators to Tighten Management Plan

Scientists are urging federal regulators to go further to protect fish habitat in New England waters as the regulators finalize a long-anticipated management plan...

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Photo by Scott Barbour/Getty Images

Input Sought On Fisheries Plan

The New England Fisheries Management Council is requesting input on a plan for the Greater Atlantic Regional Fisheries Office.

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Regulators Expand Closed Scallop Areas In Northeast Atlantic

Fishing regulators have voted to expand closed areas in the Northeast Atlantic, after the areas showed an abundance of small, juvenile scallops.

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Photo - NOAA

NOAA To Fishermen: Don’t Take Frustrations Out On Observers

The top regulators of New England's flagging fishing industry are asking fishermen not to take out their frustrations at the onboard observers who monitor what they catch and what they throw back...

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New England Fishing Regulators Approve Drastic Cuts

New England's fishing regulators have approved deep cuts in catch limits for cod in two key fishing grounds in the North Atlantic.  The Regional Fisheries Management Council approved the cuts at the end of a day long meeting in Portsmouth, New Hampshire...

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Fisheries Panel Puts Off Vote On Groundfish Cuts

The New England Fisheries Management Council has delayed a vote on reducing the catch limits for groundfish like cod and haddock in New England...

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