Proposals to Save North Atlantic Right Whales Would Have Drastic Effect on Lobstering
SEAFOODNEWS.COM [Portland Press Herald] by Penelope Overton - October 2, 2018
To save the endangered right whale, advocates are proposing major changes that would upend the New England lobster fishery.
Proposals to close the fishery in the western Gulf of Maine south of Cape Elizabeth during April, cut the number of seabed-to-surface lines that can entangle whales, and become a ropeless fishery by 2020 are among the ideas to be discussed next week in Providence, Rhode Island, by the team of scientists, fishing groups and ...
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