Cape ports land more fish, but value slips

AR-151039979CHATHAM — Local fish landings were up last year, but value was down, according to a federal report released Thursday. Commercial fishermen landed 20 million pounds in the Provincetown-Chatham area in 2014, a notable increase over the 14 million pounds landed the previous year, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s National Marine Fisheries Service reported in “Fisheries of the United States 2014.” Compared with all other U.S. ports, the Provincetown-Chatham area ranked 42 in value and 43 in landings. Read the rest here 13:24

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