Leah Fine

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This Week on TalkingFish.org – October 8-12
by Leah Fine

This week on Talking Fish, WHOI scientist Sarah Cooley discusses the effects of ocean acidification on fisheries, the All About Aquaculture series continues with an explanation of the various types and methods of aquaculture, and a weekly update checks in on New England’s Fish Talk in the News.

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This Week on TalkingFish.org – October 1-5
by Leah Fine

This week on TalkingFish.org, the first post in the All About Aquaculture series explores the history and current status of aquaculture; the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission could soon help depleted menhaden by setting a coastwide catch limit; catch up on what’s happening with New England fisheries with the weekly Fish Talk in the News.

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This Week on TalkingFish.org – September 24-28
by Leah Fine

This week on Talking Fish, the Boston Globe and the New York Times have both missed opportunities to talk about the real issues facing groundfish in New England; Ben Martens of the Maine Coast Fishermen’s Association explains why opening the groundfish closed areas to fishing is a risk that’s not worth taking; catch up on the actions of the New England Fishery Management Council and other New England fishing happenings with the weekly Fish Talk in the News.

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This Week on TalkingFish.org – September 17-21
by Leah Fine

This week on Talking Fish, the sharp rise in seal numbers in New England is creating problems for fishermen and policymakers; Peter Shelley argues the proposal by the NEFMC Groundfish Committee to open closed areas to fishing is both illegal and wrong; catch up on New England fishing happenings with the weekly Fish Talk in the News.

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This Week on TalkingFish.org – August 27-31
by Leah Fine

This week on TalkingFish.org, the NEFMC Science and Statistical committee may have crossed the line from science to policymaking while discussing catch limits for yellowtail flounder; catch up on what’s happening in New England fisheries with the weekly Fish Talk in the News; and read Sean Cosgrove’s proposal to NOAA for addressing consolidation in the fishing fleet.

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This Week on TalkingFish.org – August 20-24
by Leah Fine

This week on TalkingFish.org: NMFS and the New England Fishery Management Council are pushed to take action on river herring this year; hear what’s new in New England’s fisheries in the weekly Fish Talk in the News.

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This Week on TalkingFish.org – August 13-17
by Leah Fine

This week on TalkingFish.org: In this week’s Fish Talk in the News, lobstermen reach a deal with processors; a scalloper sues the federal government over fines; mycobacteriosis hits Massachusetts striped bass; nutrient pollution causes algal blooms in Buzzards Bay; New Hampshire makes changes to oyster farm licensing; the Bigelow Laboratory receives grants to study ocean acidification; and fishermen express concern over monkfish regulations.

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This Week on TalkingFish.org – August 6 – 10
by Leah Fine

This week on TalkingFish.org: Learn what it’s like to run a community-supported fishery from the presidents of Mermaid’s Garden; read Peter Shelley’s criticism of the Transparent and Science-Based Fishery Management Act of 2012; and hear what’s new in New England’s fisheries in the weekly Fish Talk in the News.