This Week on TalkingFish.org – June 13-17

Allison Lorenc

June 14 – Fish Talk in the News – Tuesday, June 14 – In this edition of Fish Talk in the News, Gloucester hosts an invitation-only event on fish stock assessments; no ‘bait-to-plate’ leaves big gaps for fish fraud; the New England Aquarium launches a new research center; for the first time in decades, herring are spawning in a Hudson River tributary; and Maine scallop farmers borrow from Japan in test to expand fishery. In the News, by Talking Fish.

June 16 – A dredge is a dredge is a dredge – Three recent Barnstable Superior Court decisions have the potential for wide-ranging effects on the management of the shellfish industry, and present a great opportunity to improve the conservation of critical nearshore habitats around Massachusetts. New England Fisheries, by Tyler Archer.

June 17 – Fish Talk in the News – Friday, June 17 – In this edition of Fish Talk in the News, dogfish dominate the Gulf of Maine; great white sharks return to Cape Cod; CT congressional members call for a federal investigation in ‘unfair’ commercial fishing quotas; NOAA Fisheries announces Yellowtail Trimester Total Allowable Catch Area Closure for the common pool fishery; NOAA Fisheries announces the closure of Nantucket Lightship North Scallop Access Area; the judge orders more briefs in the Goethel lawsuit; Boston Fish Pier’s seafood business is evolving with the industry; a letter to the editor supports Governor Baker replacing seven members of the state fisheries board; and Massachusetts will decide on a $50 million restoration project. In the News, by Talking Fish.

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