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What does NEFMC stand for?

NEFMC stands for New England Fishery Management Council

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In three months New England cod fishermen will have to drastically reduce the size of their harvests following a decision this week by the New England Fishery Management Council to make steep cuts to the amount of of the fish that may be harvested every season.
John Pappalardo, chairman and CEO of the Cape Cod Commercial Hook Fishermen's Association and New England Fishery Management Council chairman, acknowledges that Cape Cod's 50-plus commercial fleet captains are annually landing more than 4 million pounds of scallops, ground fish, skate, dogfish, tuna, striped bass, conch and monkfish.
Today, the New England Fishery Management Council - the regional governing body for fisheries - will vote on a new management plan at its meeting in Portland, Maine, that could help assure a future for both fish and fishermen.