North Pacific Council Looks at Limits for Cod Deliveries to Motherships in the Bering Sea
SEAFOODNEWS.COM [SeafoodNews] by Peggy Parker - June 19, 2018
Twelve years ago Amendment 80 was adopted by the North Pacific Fishery Management Council to allocate several non-pollock groundfish among trawl sectors, and help form cooperatives in that sector. The amendment covered dozens of competing concerns and succeeded in striking a balance that has worked well in the last decade.
But Amendment 80 was silent on whether the catcher/processors (CPs) in that fleet could act as motherships in the Bering Sea limited access cod fishery ...
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