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Researchers explore fishing-related injuries and prevention strategies

Handling frozen fish caused nearly half of all injuries aboard commercial freezer-trawlers and about a quarter of the injuries on freezer-longliner vessels operating off the coast of Alaska, new research from Oregon State University shows. However, an analysis of 12 years of injury data showed that fishing on the freezer vessels was less risky than many other types of commercial fishing,,, Read more here   09:06

Steps taken in Chatham Mass. to protect oysters, public health

Selectmen and the state Department of Marine Fisheries agreed to an emergency  relay request from the Chatham Shellfish Company. [email protected]