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Scientists, fishermen at odds on cod stock in Gulf of Maine

ms“Look at it all. It’s beautiful,” said Jongerden, general manager of the Portland Fish Exchange. But all that cod should not be there, according to a report last month by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration that found the number of cod of reproductive age in the Gulf of Maine has hit an all-time low – only 3 percent to 4 percent of what’s needed for a sustainable fishery. Read the rest here 08:59

NOAA data shows spiraling fishery – Fish landings, revenues off in 2012

gdt iconsct logoThe Northeast groundfish fishery performed at an almost historically low level in 2012, with alarming declines in landings and gross revenues and a continuing downward spiral in the number of vessels actively fishing, according to a report released yesterday by NOAA. Read [email protected]  00:29

NEW BEDFORD — An NOAA Fisheries analysis of fishing year 2012 in the Northeast groundfish fleet concludes that landings and revenues were at their lowest point in four years. Read [email protected]  00:36