Canada-U.S. delegates meet in B.C. to discuss halibut ‘wastage’ in Bering Sea

You might say it’s a story about the fish that didn’t get away. Fishermen in the Bering Sea off the coast of Alaska are tossing back millions of kilograms of dead halibut they’ve caught unintentionally while scooping up other stocks. The longtime practice, known as bycatch, has become the focus of intense scrutiny in Alaska and will be the subject of debate at a meeting at month’s end of the International Pacific Halibut Commission in Vancouver. Read the rest here 11:13

One Response to Canada-U.S. delegates meet in B.C. to discuss halibut ‘wastage’ in Bering Sea

  1. StripedBassHole says:

    We have seen quite enough of the SURVIVAL of the RICHEST. It’s time to breathe some NEW LIFE into “TRADITIONAL FISHERIES”. REIGN-IN the “BOTTOMLINE INDUSTRIAL FISHERIES”

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