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This Week on TalkingFish.org – April 30 – May 4
by Samantha Caravello

This week on TalkingFish.org: CLF’s Sean Cosgrove discusses why the proposed move of the NOAA Fisheries Northeast Regional Office to DC from MA is short-sighted and politically foolish and we share our weekly roundup of interesting news stories.

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This Week on TalkingFish.org – March 12-16
by Samantha Caravello

This week’s stories on TalkingFish.org: an opinion piece from the Pew Environment Group on the Fisheries Investment and Regulatory Relief Act; thoguhts on the Boston Seafood Show; and a weekly roundup of fish-related news stories.

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This Week on TalkingFish.org – March 5-9, 2012
by Samantha Caravello

This week on TalkingFish.org: An interview with seafood consultant Mark Usewicz, an update on potential changes to the industrial Atlantic herring fishery, and a roundup of the week’s interesting fish news stories.

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Tell the National Marine Fisheries Service to Use the Best Available Science to Protect River Herring
by Samantha Caravello

Alewife and blueback herring, collectively known as “river herring,” are a linchpin of the Atlantic ecosystem and key prey species for countless marine and freshwater animals. But today, where millions of these fish once swam, they now number in the thousands, or even mere hundreds. The National Marine Fisheries Service agreed that a “threatened” listing under the Endangered Species Act may be warranted for river herring – click here to send your comments to NMFS and ask them to conduct a comprehensive, scientifically-sound review of the status of river herring and save this important fish.