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    WATCH: Sea lion feeding frenzy on commercial herring catch
    February 12, 2015 -- Commercial herring fishermen are concerned about the explosion of the sea lion population and the effect it could have on herring stocks.
    Atlantic Corals: Colorful and Vulnerable
    February 9, 2015 -- A council that sets regulations for fishing off the mid-Atlantic coast will meet on Wednesday to consider protections for little known and fragile ecosystems of deep sea corals in and around 15 ocean sites.
    Voracious protected seals starting to overrun waters off New England
    February 9, 2015 -- We in New England are learning a little something about what happens when seal populations expand. There are now an estimated 16,000 or more seals, many of them the big gray seals, swimming in the waters off Cape Cod and the Islands, often coming ashore especially in places like Muskeget Island west of Nantucket, which is overrun with them. Amaru puts their numbers at 50,000 or more; he has counted 16,000 at once on the beach at Monomoy, with 90 percent of deals still in the water.
    Pushed by climate change, fish invasion of the Arctic bodes well for fishermen
    February 5, 2015 -- More than 3 million years ago, the Arctic became a fish highway as species from the north Pacific Ocean spread through the Bering Strait and into the Arctic Ocean and then into the north Atlantic Ocean.

    Now it's beginning to happen again.
    The Horrors of Fishing With Dynamite
    February 4, 2015 -- The blasts, often from dynamite, leave craters in coral reefs and kill far more fish than can be harvested, and in many places, the tourism industry serves as a powerful voice against blast fishing, which could scare divers and other visitors away. Some nations have successfully clamped down on the practice, which is generally illegal, but it continues in areas where explosives are available and people are desperate.
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DON YOUNG: Stosh Anderson misrepresents Magnuson-Stevens reauthorization

April 10, 2015 -- The April 8 opinion piece by Stosh Anderson, "Don Young seeks to unwind 'Alaska Model' for fisheries in Magnuson-Stevens Act," fails to represent the facts of the legislation I introduced to reauthorize the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act (MSA).