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Coast Guard Boards 28 Vessels in 58 Days
The crew of the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Tahoma returned to its homeport of Kittery, Maine on Tuesday after a 58-day fisheries patrol in the Northern Atlantic.
Over an eight-week patrol, the Tahoma and its crew conducted 28 at-sea law enforcement boardings, inspecting commercial fishing vessels for ge…
Council OKs At-Sea Monitoring For All NE Groundfish Trips
The New England Fishery Management Council on Wednesday approved a 100% target for the at-sea monitoring of sector-based groundfish vessels, but stipulated that the requirement will be contingent upon federal funding, at least for now.
The council voted via webinar to approve Amendment 23 to the Nort…
Conservation Group Asks Feds to Halt Atlantic Cod Fishing
A non-profit environmental law firm last week asked the federal government to place unprecedented limits upon Atlantic cod fishing in the Northeast, saying that the stocks have "commercially collapsed due to persistent mismanagement."
The Conservation Law Foundation took sharp aim at the 18…

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