This Week in Talking Fish

Samantha Caravello

Catch up with the latest news from TalkingFish.org, a blog brought to you by CLF and other organizations and individuals who want to see a sustainable fishing industry in New England and abundant fish populations for generations to come. TalkingFish.org aims to increase people’s understanding of the scientific, financial and social aspects at work in New England’s fisheries. Here’s what went on this week:

  • August 31: “Fish Talk in the News – Wednesday, August 31” – A weekly update of recent news stories that might interest TalkingFish.org readers.
  • September 1: Overfishing 101: New England’s First Year of Fishing Under Sectors” – In the latest post in his Overfishing 101 series, Pew Environment Group’s Lee Crockett writes about the positive nature of the preliminary data from the New England groundfish fishery’s first year under sectors. He also discusses the importance of adding measures to the system that will make it even more successful and continue to provide opportunities for New England’s traditional small-scale fishermen to prosper.

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