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Less Waste but More Cost for Commercial Fishermen

“Large bottom-trawling vessels fishing off Alaska will be required to retain more of the fish they actually catch instead of throwing unwanted species overboard.”

http://www.adn.com/alaska/story/242662.html

It seems like a good idea to eliminate or lessen the waste caused by throwing away “lesser desirable” fish species, but execution for Alaskan fishermen may be something else.  What will happen to these fish if there’s no market for them? Let’s see how it plays out.

Learn more about Alaska fish species