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Synonyms for groundfish

fish that live on the sea bottom (particularly the commercially important gadoid fish like cod and haddock, or flatfish like flounder)


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11)); the domestic observer program continues today as the North Pacific Groundfish Observer Program (NPGOP, discussed further in later sections).
CLF will continue to strongly advocate for responsible management actions that follow science-based recommendations to protect and restore New England's imperiled groundfish.
Several previous studies have examined assemblages among groundfish species through the use of data from fishery-independent surveys (Gabriel and Tyler, 1980; Weinberg, 1994; Jay, 1996; Williams and Ralston, 2002; Tolimieri and Levin, 2006; Zimmerman, 2006; Cope and Haltuch, 2012).
Here on the West Coast, first we had the salmon disaster in the late 1980s and early 1990s, and then in our own fishing community here we had the collapse of the urchin industry, and now we've been through a groundfish disaster," reports Cobb.
Five recreational fishing management areas for groundfish have been established along the California coast.
A 2003 NMFS report concluded that darkblotched groundfish are less abundant and bocaccio and canary are more abundant in untrawlable waters.
In 1996, spurred by the collapse of a New England groundfish fishery that until then had persisted for centuries, Congress amended the law to create the Sustainable Fisheries Act (SFA).
Congressional buybacks of fishing permits instead of cancellations, such as in the New England multispecies groundfish fishery, illustrate the property rights status of harvest rights in marine fisheries.
By the early 1980s, the Atlantic groundfish industry was landing 775,000 tonnes a year.
Congress now is considering another $421 million in federal disaster relief for anglers affected by crab, salmon, and groundfish collapses in these regions.
So are some herring, juvenile cod and pollack, adult groundfish, and Atlantic salmon.
In addition to the preceding challenges for marine conservation, in Newfoundland Parks Canada faces the results of the groundfish moratorium.
Tuesday was devoted to the ISC Groundfish Symposium, which featured the popular World Groundfish Panel and presentations on the U.
for annual, objective, publicly available assessments of the performance of the New England and Pacific groundfish catch share systems.
Award: Biennial bottom trawl surveys of alaskan groundfish in the gulf of alaska, continental slope of the eastern bering sea, and midwater and pelagic surveys of the northeastern bering sea