Update on Results and Progress of DMF Gulf of Maine Cod Industry-Based Survey & SMAST Video Trawl Survey

The Gulf of Maine (GOM) Cod Industry-Based Survey (IBS) has concluded three years of surveying, and the SMAST Pilot Video Trawl Survey of GOM cod on Stellwagen Bank has preliminary results. Some findings and implications of the combined results are presented here. Further analyses are underway and are described below as is discussion on the discard dilemma that continues to face the commercial industry while operating under extremely low catch limits for GOM cod. >click to read< 18:27

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