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No Vote on Management of Eel Fishery

The vote we had expected yesterday at the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission (ASMFC) spring meeting on new regulations in the increasingly high profile and contentious American eel (Anguilla rostrata) fishery didn’t come after all. While the  discussion that was supposed to yield a … Continue reading

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Maine Gets Tough on Elver Fishery Violations

The Maine Marine Patrol charged Dale A. Boyington of Rockland with illegal possession of elvers last week. Boyington was allegedy caught with 11 pounds of elvers with an estimated value of $22,100. Boyington is scheduled to appear in Biddeford District Court … Continue reading

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