Breaking: New England Regional Fishery Management Council – Cod limit cuts projected at up to 82 percent

“Based on recent reports developed by fisheries scientists and peer reviewed by independent experts, there is little good news about the health of cod stocks in the Northeast,” the “Based on recent reports developed by fisheries scientistmanatthewheels and peer reviewed by independent experts, there is little good news about the health of cod stocks in the Northeast,” the New Englad Fishery Managament Council said in a prepared statement issued today. “The reports, developed during two separate stock assessments held in December and released last week provide an update to the information received a year ago by fishery managers and fishermen alike about the poor condition of Gulf of Maine cod and Georges Bank cod.” said in a prepared statement issued today.  Read more