Best Available Science? – Video, Watermen React to Increase in Menhaden Quota Increase

menhaden“This is a regulation that’s been overturned and it’s great for us, I mean it’s only 10 percent but you have to start somewhere.  It’s a great thing for us,” said Newberry. But some watermen are still angered that they weren’t restored to their old catch limits.  They’ve had a twenty percent cut in quotas since those earlier assessments. “I’ve got four men working for me.  There’s five families feeding off my boat.  I’ve got a 20 percent reduction for year, and now they’re like well here’s ten percent back. They didn’t need a reduction,” said Boo Powley, Read the rest here  08:23

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