Rhode Island Education and Certification Program For Commercial Shellfish Harvesters

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The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) recently announced a new, mandatory education and certification program for everyone who commercially harvests and lands shellfish in Rhode Island. Certification may be obtained by completing a 30-minute online tutorial, available on … Continued

Atlantic Menhaden FMP Amendment 3

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The Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission (ASMFC) recently approved Amendment 3 to the Interstate Fishery Management Plan (FMP) for Atlantic Menhaden. The Amendment maintains the management program’s current single-species biological reference points until the review and adoption of menhaden-specific ecological … Continued