Proposed Changes to the Magnuson-Stevens Act Would Compound Problems for the Nation’s Fish
SEAFOODNEWS.COM [Scienceline] by Harrison Tasoff - June 1, 2017
Congressional bill H.R. 200, introduced by Rep. Don Young (R-AK) in January, is the latest incarnation of laissez-faire management strategies that are gaining political appeal. This is despite broad support for the current fishing regulations and a principled approach which combines community and industry input with rigorous scientific analysis.
The country’s fisheries are managed by eight regional councils...
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