PORTLAND, Maine — Fishery managers are bringing the spiny dogfish fishery into compliance with a conservation act that prohibits the removal of shark fins at sea.

The Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission's Spiny Dogfish Management Board announced new rules about the fishery on Oct. 31. A spokeswoman for the board says the rule change ensures consistency with the Shark Conservation Act of 2010, which prohibits processing at sea.

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