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2008Top row, from left:

Nellie and Jem Pedicord on the F/V Littleton, Cordova, Alaska

“Cousin Matt” Damigella on the F/V Mary Baker, Asia Rip, Mass.

Bobby Maki on the F/V Terri Sue, Shinnecock, N.Y.

Middle row:
Capt. Jonathan Bunce, F/V Bridget Leigh Rye, N.H.

Evan, Adam and Hanna Peterman on the F/V Iver P. Nore, Noyes Island, Alaska

Bottom row:

Sophie O’Connell on the F/V Kathy Ann, Bristol Bay, Alaska

Keith Edens, Ray Edens, Jake Reddernick, Mark Edens on the F/V Lady Kay, Valdez Arm, Alaska

Edward Beam and son Bradey on the F/V Cohorona, Sitka, Alaska

Inside the Industry

NOAA recently published a proposed rule that would implement a traceability plan to help combat IUU fishing. The program would seek to trace the origins of imported seafood by setting up reporting and filing procedures for products entering the U.S.

The traceability program would collect data on harvest, landing, and chain of custody of fish and fish products that have been identified as particularly vulnerable to IUU fishing and fraud.

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The following was released by the Maine Department of Marine Resources on Jan. 22:

The Maine Department of Marine Resources announced an emergency regulation that will support the continued rebuilding effort in Maine’s scallop fishery. The rule, effective January 23, 2016, will close the Muscle Ridge Area near South Thomaston and the Western Penobscot Bay Area.

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