Opinion: Public Has Right to Want NPFMC, NMFS Manage Trawl Sector Better and Reduce Bycatch
Fishery management discussions are often complex, with acronyms and jargon that can cloud the conversation. Real-world outcomes of fishery decisions, however, are easier to understand and many members of the public are frustrated with the results. Take, for example, the following issues associated with industrial trawling in Alaska. Any one of these could raise the ire of those who appreciate Alaska’s ocean ecosystems and rely on fish for their livelihoods or to fill their freezers:
- Tanner crab fisheries remain closed off Kodiak, while ...
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