Canada, U.S. Concerned Over Illegal Fishing
March 13, 2013
SouthCoast Today: Both the [Massachusetts] state Division of Marine Fisheries and the Canadian government are concerned that vessels may be fishing in one area, then claiming the catch is from another, federal fishery officials revealed at a New England Fishery Management Council Groundfish Committee meeting.
“I think this has the potential to be a significant issue with a number of important consequences,” Tom Dempsey, a member of the groundfish committee, said Wednesday [March 6].
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