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Levittown fisherman admits $632G illegal catch, gets 7 months

At a hearing in U.S. District Court in Central Islip late last month,Anthony Joseph, 51, “expressed remorse” before his sentencing, according to his lawyer, Chad Seigel of Manhattan. You are treated more equitably and fairly if you drink and drive on our roads and endanger other citizens than if you violate the fisheries rules and regulations,” said attorney Daniel Rodgers, a former Suffolk prosecutor, who is executive director of the group New York Fish of Cutchogue. Read the rest here 09:29

Commercial fisherman admits to underreporting fluke catches

In court papers filed Friday, Anthony  Joseph admitted that from June 3, 2009, through Dec. 15, 2011, while captain of the Stirs One based in Point Lookout, he “systematically overharvested fluke in excess of New York State” and federal research set-aside catch limits. Read more here