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Atlantic herring fishing rules changed to reduce waste

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Interstate fishing regulators say the rules for fishing Atlantic herring have changed in an attempt to reduce waste. An amendment to the herring rules says the holds of the fishing boats where the catch is stored must be empty before the ship departs. The Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission says the change will encourage fishermen to harvest the fish in line with market demand. Herring are fished for use as bait […]

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