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Maine Fisheries

New England shrimp population still looks bad amid shutdown

New Jersey Herald - 11 hours ago
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A new analysis of New England's shrimp population doesn't bode well for the future of the long-shuttered fishery for the crustaceans. The Maine-based shrimp fishery...

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Bangor Daily News - 12 hours ago
Officials from the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission decided Thursday to cancel the Gulf of Maine shrimp season for the fourth year in a row. Recent stock reports of the fishery suggest...

Cape Cod Canal Closed To Shellfishing

CapeNews.net - 14 hours ago
The Massachusetts Division of Marine Fisheries announced Friday, August 17, that the Cape Cod Canal will be closed indefinitely to shellfishing as of sunrise on Saturday, August 18. “The Division...

2.5 times more dead and stranded seals in Maine this summer, Why?

NewsCenterMaine.com WCSH-WLBZ - 1 day ago
SACO (NEWS CENTER Maine/AP) — At least 146 seals have washed-up dead along southern Maine beaches in the last two months raising concerns among marine mammal officials. Jennifer Goebel of the...

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New England Fisheries

New England shrimp population still looks bad amid shutdown

New Jersey Herald - 11 hours ago
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A new analysis of New England's shrimp population doesn't bode well for the future of the long-shuttered fishery for the crustaceans. The Maine-based shrimp fishery...

Fishing Report: So far, so good for anglers near Block Island Wind Farm

The Providence Journal - 2 days ago
Rick Bellavance, president the Rhode Island Party and Charter Boat Association and a member of the New England Fishery Management Council, said: “Five turbines at Block Island is one thing, but...

Scientists and fishermen team up to help save North Atlantic right whale

CBC.ca - 3 days ago
All season, fishermen begged Ottawa to involve them in fisheries management. They felt the ... Her group — the Anderson Cabot Centre for Ocean Life at the New England Aquarium, carries the North...

A good catch: Paying for fishing regulations

The Union Leader - 3 days ago
That cost is prohibitive for small fishing boats, and one of the many ways in which well-meaning regulations inherently favor big business. High compliance costs hit smaller companies harder and have...

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