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Women in the Fisheries 
Tuesday, January 07, 2014, 06:00pm

Discussion panel and annual meeting of Sitka Maritime Heritage Society

Discussion Leader: Eric Jordan

Panelists: Tele Aadsen, Linda Behnken, Linda Danner, Pat Kehoe, Marie Laws, Coral Pendell

This is a free event, open to the public

Location Harrigan Centennial Hall, Sitka, Alaska
Contact sitkamaritime@gmail.com
 www.sitkamaritime.org

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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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