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New England: Groundfish Revenue DOWN 41 percent – Local fishermen critical of NOAA reports on industry

seacoastonlinelogoDespite the findings, locals aren’t convinced that the much-maligned industry or fishermen in the Northeast are recovering. “I don’t believe them,” said New Hampshire Commercial Fishermen’s Association President Erik Anderson. Anderson said local reports still show New Hampshire groundfish revenues are down by about 41 percent, which is part of the reason why he doesn’t believe the hardships of the Seacoast and other struggling areas are a focus of the mainly national-level NOAA reports. Read more here  08:44