North Bering Sea Plan Delayed for Further Research

In 2008, the North Pacific Fishery Management Council closed the Northern Bering Sea to bottom trawling. It was open to all kinds of bottom trawling until then…it just hadn’t occurred. In December, the council was supposed to receive a draft research plan in what is called the Northern Bering Sea Research Area. That will not happen.

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Laureli Kinneen is a reporter at KNOM in Nome.

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