Directed Monkfish Fishery Reopens -- May 17, 2002 2002/05/17 Directed Monkfish Fishery Reopens

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Gloucester, Mass. -- The National Marine Fisheries Service (NOAA Fisheries) has issued new rules for the Northeast monkfish fishery. The action reopens the directed fishery effective today and is expected to maintain monkfish landings at recent levels. A NOAA news release with information about the reopening is available here.

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