Alaska MCC says 'New England Style Fishery Collapse' not Useful Comparison for Gulf of Alaska
SEAFOODNEWS.COM [Letters] By Shannon Carrol January 31, 2017
Shannon is Fisheries Policy Director, Alaska Marine Conservation Council (firstname.lastname@example.org)
The premise of Mr. Sackton’s December 27, 2016 article, N. Pacific Council Threatens New England Style Fisheries Management Collapse in Gulf of Alaska
, is misleading. He compares the Gulf of Alaska groundfish fishery to the groundfish fishery in New England, and claims that the Council decision will take the Gulf down the same downward path followed by New England. Yet, the case of the New England groundfish fishery is entirely inapposite to that of the Gulf of Alaska.
As Mr. Sackton points out, the New England fishery has long ...
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