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The red snapper controversy: Interviews with fishermen

Conservation, fisheries, Interviews, marine science, Natural Science, ScienceMay 31, 2010

New proposed regulations for the red snapper fishery have¬† conservationists celebrating and fishermen marching on Washington, DC in protest. Quota reductions are some of the most extreme and far-reaching¬† I’ve ever come across. A huge area of the ocean (over 10,000 square miles) has been targeted for closure of not just the red snapper fishery… […]

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