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Report cites threat from fish ‘bycatch’ to ecosystems, including waters off R.I.

Among what it  (Oceana “Wasted Catch,”) calls the nation’s “nine dirty fisheries” are three off Rhode Island: Northeast bottom trawling (groundfish, whiting), mid-Atlantic bottom trawling (scup, flounder, sea bass), and New England/mid-Atlantic gillnetters (monkfish, groundfish, skates). In trawling, nets are towed through the water, while gillnets are set and anchored. Read more here  08:03

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