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Fisherman Carl Whitney was lost overboard Nov. 7 from the Rhode Island-based vessel Hope & Sydney. Coast Guard photo.
Search suspended for Rhode Island fisherman lost overboard
Lifelong fisherman Luis P. Fidalgo from the F/V Hustler out of New Bedford dumps baskets of hake into the takeout tank at Bergie’s Seafood. Photo by Phil Mello
Last Set: New Bedford, Mass.
Misty Blue in June 2017 in Fairhaven, Mass. Enoch MacDonough photo/NTSB
NTSB: Misty Blue's capsize started with tank flooding
Wild black sea bass in a 32,000-gallon research aquarium at the Northeast Fisheries Science Center's James J. Howard Marine Sciences Laboratory at Sandy Hook, N.J. NEFSC photo.
NOAA scientists study how offshore wind construction noise may affect black sea bass
A northern right whale with calf. NOAA photo.
Right whale population downgrade ratchets pressure for decisive NMFS action
A team searching for an entangled juvenile right whale last seen off New Jersey instead discovered a second right whale entangled south of Nantucket Oct. 19. Center for Coastal Studies photo under NOAA permit.
Another right whale reported entangled; Maine proposing risk reductions
Blue Eyed Girl is the fastest working lobster boat. She hit 49 mph at Portland. Jon Johansen photo.
2020 lobster boat racing season wraps up; six races draw 379 competing boats
In 1969, New England fishermen, mostly Mainers, landed 24 million pounds of shrimp, the most ever. Now the fishery has been closed since 2013. NOAA photo.
Northeast shrimp: Surveys canceled over covid, with no sign yet of recovery
Expert crewmen aboard the New Bedford dragger Ellen Marie prepare to dump their nets on deck while fishing on Georges Bank. The life of the New England deep-sea fisherman is depicted with great authenticity and feeling in a new book, “The Dragger,” with photos and text by William Finn. (NF Cover December 1970)
Flashback Friday — October 1970
Cathy Billings has served 20 years as associate director of the Lobster Institute at the University of Maine. Lobster Institute photo.
Lobster Institute’s Cathy Billings retires
The Maine Aqua Ventus pilot project would install a pair of 6-megawatt floating wind turbines off Monhegan Island. University of Maine rendering.
Federal grant for Maine offshore wind
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