This Week on TalkingFish.org – December 28-January 1


December 29 – Fish Talk in the News – Tuesday, December 29 – In this edition of Fish Talk in the News, does fishing have a future in New England?; warm weather extends New England lobster season; NEFSC might move out of Woods Hole; Maine DMR purchases inflatable vessel to help improve disentanglement efforts; lobster exports are down; the top fifteen ocean conservation wins for 2015; and Lee Crockett discusses the history and necessary next steps of the Magnuson-Stevens Act. In the News, by Talking Fish.

December 30 – GMO Salmon: Food of the Future? – Members of Congress inserted a provision into the recently-passed omnibus federal spending bill that prohibits the sale of genetically modified salmon until the FDA establishes “labeling guidelines” for the product. Even though this stipulation is only in effect until September 2016, it gets to the heart of the issue with GMO salmon – consumer choice. The Future of New England Seafood, by Talking Fish. 

December 31 – A Look Back at 2015 – 2015 seems to have gone by in the blink of an eye, and you can bet that’s because it was quite the busy year for New England fisheries and ocean issues. Now, it’s that time to look back on the last twelve months and remind ourselves of the important topics that we have highlighted on Talking Fish. New England Fisheries, by Talking Fish.

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