Two New England trawlers — the Mary K out of New Bedford, Massachusetts, and the Yankee Pride out of Point Judith, Rhode Island — left Thursday (August 15, 2013) on a 12-day yellowtail flounder stock assessment mission, set up by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, according to a column on

The column suggests that including fishermen in the survey could help lend much-needed credibility to NOAA’s results.

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