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New England Fishery Management Council eyes changes, declines ‘interim’ call

gdt iconThe council agreed with near unanimity to motions derived by Goethel from his March 4 letter to the council which cited six peer-reviewed scientific journal articles that together, he wrote, “demonstrate that the current management program will guarantee the destruction of the groundfish fleet with negligible benefits to the fish.” (good rundown on yesterdays council meeting) continued