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Haul of Atlantic cod, once abundant, reaches new low

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Maine fishermen brought fewer cod to the docks last year than any other in recorded history. The state's catch, which was more than 20 million pounds in the early 1990s, was less than 50,000 pounds last year. The nationwide catch of Atlantic cod reached a low point in 2020 at about 1.6 million pounds.
3 months ago·Atlantic, Canada

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Atlantic cod haul sinks to new low

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — One of the oldest fishing industries in the U.S. sank to a new low in catch last year, signaling that efforts to rebuild the fishery still have a long way to go.New England fishermen have caught Atlantic cod for centuries, but catch has dwindled over the last decade due to overfishing, restrictive fishing quotas and environmental changes. The vast majority of the fish come to the docks in Massachusetts, New Hampshire and M…

3 months ago·United States
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Associated Press News

Haul of Atlantic cod, once abundant, reaches new low

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — One of the oldest fishing industries in the U.S. sank to a new low in catch last year, signaling that efforts to rebuild the fishery still have a long way to go. New England fishermen have caught Atlantic cod for centuries, but catch has dwindled over the last decade due to overfishing, restrictive fishing quotas and environmental changes.

3 months ago·United States
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Portland Press Herald

Woe to fish and chips: Haul of Atlantic cod, once abundant, reaches new low

Cod are the fish of choice for fish and chips in the U.S., but the collapse of the industry has left the country dependent on imports.

3 months ago·Portland, United States
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Boston Herald

Atlantic cod catch reaches new low

PORTLAND, Maine — One of the oldest fishing industries in the U.S. sank to a new low in catch last year, signaling that efforts to rebuild the fishery still have a long way to go.New England fishermen have caught Atlantic cod for centuries, but catch has dwindled over the last decade due to overfishing, restrictive fishing quotas and environmental changes. The vast majority of the fish come to the docks in Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Maine.…

3 months ago·Boston, United States
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Daily Hampshire Gazette

Haul of Atlantic cod, once abundant, reaches new low

PORTLAND, Maine — One of the oldest fishing industries in the U.S. sank to a new low in catch last year, signaling that efforts to rebuild the fishery still have a long way to go.New England fishermen have caught Atlantic cod for centuries, but catch has dwindled over the last decade due to overfish...

3 months ago·Northampton, United States
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Bangor Daily News

Haul of Atlantic cod, once abundant, reaches new low

One of the oldest fishing industries in the U.S. sank to a new low in catch last year, signaling that efforts to rebuild the fishery still have a long way to go.New England fishermen have caught Atlantic cod for centuries, but catch has dwindled over the last decade due to overfishing, restrictive fishing quotas and environmental changes. The vast majority of the fish come to the docks in Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Maine.Maine fishermen br…

3 months ago·Bangor, United States
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