New Bedford Mayor urges reopening of US-Canada discussion on yellowtail flounder

Urges council to accept SSC recommendations including suspension of directed fishery; notes widespread lack of confidence in fishery assessment. WASHINGTON (Saving Seafood) Nov. 14, 2012 — New Bedford Mayor Jon Mitchell, representing the nation’s most profitable fishing port, appeared before the New England Fishery Management Council (NEFMC) in Newport, Rhode Island this morning, and delivered a letter making the following points:

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