As Black Sea Bass Stake New England Claim, Fishermen are Concerned.

As waters warm off the coast of New England, black sea bass are moving north and, fishermen say, threatening the region’s most valuable aquatic species: the lobster. The influx of sea bass — among a number of species that are appearing in greater numbers off of Maine and New Hampshire as ocean temperatures climb — has some fishermen and lobstermen saying the best solution is to ease restrictions on catching the newcomers. The sea bass prey on lobsters, a much more economically important commercial species and a key,,, Read the rest here 12:18

2 Responses to As Black Sea Bass Stake New England Claim, Fishermen are Concerned.

  1. Rocky Novello says:

    Noaa MUST CHANGE THEIR WAYS ! , AS OUR OCEAN
    TEMPERATURES CHANGES . NOAA AND BIG GREEN LIVE ON OLD SCIENCE , MAYBE SOME DAY , THEY WILL CHANGE ????

  2. Ec Newell Man says:

    Change in government starts at the very top…and then it takes years, if it does occur to remove those ideologues within the highest levels of the federal bureaucracy from their job.

    This has been Marc’s rallying cry every time you bump into him at a meeting. Yes, there may be a good amount of truth to this, and its all part of the sea bass discussion when this is brought up at the meetings to increase both the commercial and recreational sector harvest…and as we have come to see, falling on the deaf ears of fishery regulators, both on the federal and state level.

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