NMFS Will Keep Emergency Gulf of Maine Cod Restrictions in Place, Haddock Quota Raised
SEAFOODNEWS.COM [Gloucester Daily Times] By Sean Horgan - January 29, 2015 -
NOAA fisheries will not modify or remove any of the restrictive emergency interim actions governing Gulf of Maine cod it instituted last November, NOAA Regional Administrator John K. Bullard said Wednesday.
He said the 200-pound trip limit for cod bycatch in the Gulf of Maine will remain in force despite a variety of requests by fishing stakeholders for it to be increased or eliminated.
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