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Fishermen vent about proposal to close Stellwagen Bank, other areas for research. “playground for scientists,”

PLYMOUTH – A charter boat captain who makes a living chasing tuna, Johnny Johnson finds it infuriating that regulators may close stretches of ocean in the name of research, but he doesn’t know when, exactly where or for how long “You’re telling me I can’t go feed my family. That’s what you’re telling me.  “Our kids are hungry every single day, and we can’t have these people making these decisions about how we will survive.” Read the rest here 13:33