Cape Cod Fisheries Trust Brokers Exempted Fishing Permit to Land Surfclams Fishermen Regain Access to Traditional Cape Fishery Contact: Nancy Civetta, 617-901-7193, (Chatham, Mass...August 15, 2013) The Northeast Regional Office of the NOAA Fisheries Service has just granted an Exempted Fishing Permit to the Cape Cod Fisheries Trust, which will allow the use of alternative landing containers and tag protocols to support a high-quality, niche market for Atlantic surfclams (Spisula solidissima) harvested by day-boat vessels on Cape Cod...
By JAY LINDSAY / Associated Press BOSTON — A plan to protect the important Atlantic herring from what many believe is its biggest threat has been shelved indefinitely after years of work devising it — and even after winning support from the very vessels being targeted. Last month, federal regulators at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration rejected a measure that would have required independent catch observers aboard every trip taken by mid-water trawlers, which can scoop herring out of sea hundreds of thousands of pounds at a time...
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Fishermen's Alliance Board Chairman and Fisherman Nick Muto Testifies in Washington D.C. Testimony on the Reauthorization of the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act July 23, 2013 Subcommittee on Oceans, Atmosphere, Fisheries and Coast Guard Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation United States Senate
Statement of Nick Muto Chairman, Board of Directors Cape Cod Commercial Fishermen’s Alliance Testimony on the Reauthorization of the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act July 23, 2013 Subcommittee on Oceans, Atmosphere, Fisheries and Coast Guard Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation United States Senate Download PDF Chairman Begich, Ranking Member Rubio and Members of the Subcommittee, my name is Nick Muto, I’m a commercial fisherman from Chatham, MA...
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