New England Fishery Management Council adds deeper cod cuts for 2015
SEAFOODNEWS.COM [Gloucester Daily Times] By Sean Horgan - November 19, 2014 -
NEWPORT, R.I. — The New England Fishery Management Council appears ready to give NOAA what it wants in the 2015 management plan for the Northeast multispecies groundfishery,
In its first vote since NOAA last week implemented stinging area closures to help the beleaguered cod, the council voted overwhelmingly on Tuesday to slash the annual catch limit for Gulf of Maine cod by about 75 percent to 386 metric tons for all commercial and recreational fishermen in the 2015 fishing season.<
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