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THOMAS A. NIES NEFMC: Scientific scrutiny, not fishing, must take precedence – Would close 55 sq miles of Stellwagon “reference” area

I offer a few comments to Patriot Ledger readers on a piece published Sept.  18, “Charter boat operators say ban would put them out of business.” The article described a meeting hosted by the Stellwagen Bank Charter Boat  Association in Marshfield. I provided attendees with an overview of habitat  protection measures that are being considered by the New England Fishery  Management Council. [email protected] 07:09 I disagree.