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NOAA Reports Show Strong Economic Gains from Fishing, Continued Improvement in Fish Stocks (While Destroying New England)

nmfs_logoU.S. commercial and recreational saltwater fishing generated more than $199 billion in sales in 2012, a gain of seven percent over the previous year, with the economic impact of fishing jobs increasing three percent from 2011 to 2012, according to a new NOAA Fisheries NOAA/NMFS economics report.This annual report provides a ‘snapshot’ in time of the status of U.S. fisheries at the end of 2013. Read more here  11:43