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Feds Shut Down Key Scalloping Grounds Off of Maine
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - The federal government is shutting down scallop fishing in a key New England fishing area amid an ongoing conflict over the harvest of the valuable shellfish.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration says it will close the northern Gulf of Maine area at 12:01 a...
Two Men Charged with Stealing 8,300 Pounds of Scallops
New Bedford Police detectives have charged two former employees of Continental Cold Storage at 65 Conway St. in New Bedford with stealing more than 8,300 pounds of frozen scallops and selling them to other seafood companies in the area.
Michael Caton, 30, of 17923 Applegate Road, Applegate, Californi…
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. The board is continuing a discussion of habitat protections that it bega…
International Seafood Buyers Visit New Bedford
Seafood buyers from ten countries toured New Bedford's waterfront Friday, hoping to buy product from seafood dealers here.
The buyers came from countries like Belgium, Brazil, China and Turkey. They're attending the 2015 Seafood Expo in Boston...
Mitchell Testifies At New England Council Hearing
Members of the New England Regional Fishery Management Council were in New Bedford Tuesday night, listening to suggestions from the community on the best ways to manage fisheries in the North Atlantic.
Mayor Jon Mitchell urged the Council to consider the success of New Bedford's fishing industry…
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. Officials including Mayor Jon Mitchell and State Sen. Mark Montigny attended the plan's unveiling at SMAST Tu…

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