Electronic fish data monitoring considered – Presentation at SAFMC Meeting

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is weighing the pros and cons of transitioning to an electronic monitoring system for federally managed fisheries, according to a presentation given Monday at a meeting of the South Atlantic Fishery Management Council at the Hilton Riverside in Wilmington. “There have been people looking at this for a while,” said George Lapointe, an independent consultant and former commissioner of the Maine Department of Marine Resources. more@starnewsonline 22:13