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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.
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    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.
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    NOAA Marine Recreational Information Program Webinar - Nov. 24, 2-3 pm EST
    November 24, 2014 -- The following was released by NOAA Fisheries:
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    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):
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    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.