Good Morning, John – An open letter to John Bullard, Dave Sullivan, Gloucester

130307_GT_ABO_BULLARD_1To NOAA Regional Administrator John Bullard: As a fellow MIT alumnus, I am baffled at your stubborn adherence to a fish monitoring plan that the most cursory analysis shows is not only unsustainable, but will simply not provide the data you say you need to understand New England fish populations. Unfortunately, you have painted yourself into a corner by making enemies of the most valuable source of information on New England fish — the fishermen themselves: You have branded them as biased liars whose reports cannot be trusted — hence the need for “monitors.” Read the rest here  07:11

One Response to Good Morning, John – An open letter to John Bullard, Dave Sullivan, Gloucester

  1. Rocky Novello says:

    Dave Sullivan has more fish sense than Noaa Regional Administrator , John Bullard !
    Commercial fishing should have the say who their Regional Administrators should be , THESE APPOINTED REGIONAL ADMINISTRATORS SEEM ALWAYS ARE WORSE , THEN THE LAST ONE . TAKE THE POLITICS OUT OF APPOINTING ADMINISTRATORS ,IT JUST DON’T WORK..
    OUR REGIONAL ADMINISTRATORS HAS TO HAVE COMMON SENSE , ALSO FISH SENSE !!!

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