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Regional Fishery Council Looks To Protect Atlantic Herring

Federal regulators are working on a plan to change the rules they use to set catch limits for Atlantic herring.

Regulators say herring are an important species because they are used for food and bait and they also play a critical role in the Atlantic Ocean's food web

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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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Photo by Scott Barbour/Getty Images
Photo by Scott Barbour/Getty Images

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 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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Drastic Cuts Considered for New England Fishermen

The news continues to be terrible for New England fishermen hoping to avoid a huge reduction in their catch limits in 2013.

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