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Dead mullet troubles in Anna Maria Island

“Fisher folk have been harvesting mullet this way for many generations. They have a recognized right to a way of life and a livelihood from the sea,” he said. “But we want to work with them to see if we can find a way to better use the bycatch for food or for fertilizer or for purposes other than the cast-offs and the nonsensical practices that we are seeing.  “We’re seeing unacceptable conditions along the shores of Anna Maria,” he added. Read the rest here 11:07