California’s Squid Fishing Fight Not ‘David Vs Goliath’ But More Like ‘Boy Who Cried Wolf’

Science 2.0 – Is a David and Goliath battle brewing in commercial squid fishery, with larger purse seiners robbing “scoop” fishermen of their livelihoods, sometimes illegally? That is what Virginia Hennessey wrote in the Monterey Herald. (posted here April 29) Hearing claims of three squid brail (smaller boat) fishermen, one might think that the larger seine vessel squid fishermen are illegally catching all of the allowable quota. continued

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