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…