Fishermen and Scientists Unite to Restore Fishing Opportunities, Protect Corals off S. California
Non-trawl groundfish fishermen will see increased opportunity in the next few years after the Pacific Fishery Management Council approved the changes at its March meeting. In California, the move will also reopen more than 4,500 square miles of Southern California waters to while also permanently protecting the most fragile and diverse deep sea coral areas within the region.
The effort to change the fishing regulations, particularly in Southern California, is the result of a unique collaboration of recreational and commercial fishermen, the conservation group Oceana and ...
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