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    Gulf of Maine scallop fishermen win ‘a small victory’
    November 21, 2014 -- Maine’s scallop fishermen and state regulators have been working for years to rebuild the nation’s largest inshore sea scallop fishery. This week federal regulators gave them a boost.
    How does the government count the fish?
    November 22, 2014 -- There are a lot of fish in the sea. How to count them? It is, surprisingly, one of the hottest questions in New England public life these days.
    NOAA Marine Recreational Information Program Webinar - Nov. 24, 2-3 pm EST
    November 24, 2014 -- The following was released by NOAA Fisheries:
    The October/November 2014 issue of ASMFC Fisheries Focus is now available
    November 21, 2014 -- The following was released by the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission (ASMFC):
    Cod rules could trap lobstermen
    November 20, 2014 --  A proposal to restrict lobster fishing in certain designated spawning areas for cod is on the agenda at the New England Fishery Management Council meeting in Newport, R.I., this week.
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GLOUCESTER DAILY TIMES: Core fishing problem still not addressed

November 24, 2014 -- It was certainly good to see the New England Fisheries Management Council vote last week to reject a NOAA move to uniformly and concurrently institute spawning closures in four prime fishing areas that surround Gloucester — and to instead look toward seasonal closures that should at least give Gloucester’s endangered groundfishing fleet some alternatives to stay afloat.