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the New England Fishery Management Council voted in January 2013 to recommend drastic new cuts to the catch limits for Atlantic codfish off the New England coast.
First of all, the increase in state commercial limits was a result of the two determining federal fisheries authorities -- the New England Fishery Management Council and NOAA Fisheries -- concluding that winter flounder stock mortality was well below the threshold.
In response to dismal stock assessments for Atlantic cod, the New England Fishery Management Council voted to cut cod catch limits by 61-77% from their 2012 levels.
New and expanding markets for skate wings have made retention of these fish commercially more lucrative in recent years (Sosebee, 1998; New England Fishery Management Council (1)).
For instance, the New England Fishery Management Council used several sources of data from both the state and federal levels, including studies spanning four decades.
In January, as a result of efforts by Governor Patrick and others, the New England Fishery Management Council decided to reconsider its decision to restrict fishing opportunities for the Atlantic sea scallop fishery in 2010.
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.
This lawsuit, described as "deja vu all over again" by senior attorney Peter Shelley, comes nearly a decade after CLF's landmark 1991 lawsuit against the New England Fishery Management Council that was intended to stop overfishing in the region.