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Oceana Wins Bycatch Victories from Northeast Fisheries Managers

(Photo: Oceana / Marek Budniak)

Last week, the New England Fishery Management Council took an important step forward for ocean conservation by agreeing to allocate $800,000 to support fishery research in the struggling groundfish fishery for cod, haddock and flounder. The Council has funds to support several projects and included bycatch reduction and solutions as themes in the call for research proposals.

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