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Rhode Island Fishermen's Alliance
FEBRUARY 23, 2014
Weekly Update

New this week:

Canadian haddock booming, New England haddock is a bust - yet fishing the same stock

Why can’t US fisheries managers accept solutions that fall into their lap? The haddock stock on George's Bank is a glaring example of US government failure to address easily solvable fisheries problems.


NOAA Agrees to Pay for At-Sea Monitoring and Fishery Observer Coverage for Fishing Year 2014

NOAA Fisheries announced today that, based on recommendations from the New England Fishery Management Council, it will pay the costs for observers and at-sea monitors for groundfish vessels operating in Northeast sectors.


NOAA ocean temperature study shows NE fish stocks shifting away from traditional fishing grounds

NOAA biologist John Manderson is working on a stock assesment project for butterfish that intends to map how the species has shifted from its normal ocean habitat due to changing water temperatures.



Public hearing regarding proposed amendments to the RI Marine Fisheries regulations: Mar 25

A public hearing regarding proposed amendments to the RI Marine Fisheries regulations is scheduled for Tuesday, March 25, 2014, 6:00 PM at the University of Rhode Island, Graduate School of Oceanography, Corless Auditorium, South Ferry Road, Narragansett, RI.


"The Rhode Island Fishermen's Alliance is dedicated to its mission of continuing to help create sustainable fisheries without putting licensed fishermen out of business."

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East Greenwich, Rhode Island 02818

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