Fishermen’s Northeast Groundfish Science Forum

NOAA Fisheries’ Northeast Fisheries Science Center and Northeast Regional Office, and the New England Fishery Management Council have organized a one-day groundfish science forum for fishermen November 9 in Portsmouth, NH.  The goal is to improve understanding of stock status, how stock assessments work, and devise next steps to improve communication and cooperation among industry, scientists, and fishery managers.

For further information, go to: http://www.nefsc.noaa.gov/press_release/2012/MediaAdv/MA1201/.