New England Regional Fisheries Council can’t agree on plan to help cod

NEFMC SidebarNOAA Fisheries  has the Gulf of Maine cod crisis all to himself after the New England Regional Fisheries Council found no consensus and simply voted to ask him to just do something. The proposal drew heaps of derision, as did NOAA fisheries’ methods, which were variously described as rushed, secretive and riddled with assumptions, the main one being the expectation that cod mortality would be cut in half in two years. Read the rest here 08:52