Gloucester’s day-boat groundfish fleet is in jeopardy as NOAA closes areas for cod fishing in the Gulf of Maine.
“NOAA Regional Administrator John K. Bullard said the agency is doubling the quota on Gulf of Maine haddock for the remainder of the 2014 season to help offset the anticipated decline in cod revenues and landings in the wake of the area closures.” Gloucester Times.
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Pictured is cod at CASE auction house today and the price per pound.
Photos @ Kathy Chapman 2014