GLOUCESTER DAILY TIMES: 'Punitive' fishing closures, changes must be challenged

October 26, 2014 -- In April 2013, John Bullard, NOAA’s chief northeast regional administrator, first imposed Draconian cuts of up to 78 percent in fishermen’s allowable landings of cod and other groundfish species. And at the time, he called it the fishing industry’s and fishing communities’ “day of reckoning” over stock declines.


NOAA Releases 2013 Fisheries of the United States Report; Seafood Landings, Revenue Up From 2012

Oct 29, 2014

Today, NOAA released the 2013 edition of its annual Fisheries of the United States Report, detailing an increase from 2012 in overall landings by volume and by revenue.