Tag Archives: Northeast groundfish fishery

The Mercury-Laden Fish Floated for School Lunches

For quite some time, I’ve been working on a story regarding a small species of shark called dogfish. What started as a piece profiling some fish species the Gulf of Maine Research Institute (GMRI) was featuring as abundant, underutilized and under-appreciated … Continue reading

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“Best Scientific Information Available” at Center of New England Fisheries Crisis

We know that for some fishing communities that have relied heavily on cod, haddock and flounder, the next several years are going to be a struggle. We’ve done everything we can to include measures that may help soften the blow of … Continue reading

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