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The Film

A FISH STORY: Filmmakers' Web site
Learn about the film and filmmakers and find links to fishing industry resources.

The Gloucester Fishermen’s Wives
Angela Sanfilippo, who is featured in A FISH STORY, is president of this fishing industry advocacy group.

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Nantucket Sound

Alliance to Protect Nantucket Sound
This alliance was formed in 2001 in response to Cape Wind’s proposal to build a 130-turbine wind farm in Nantucket Sound. Find out how they are protecting the sound, and how to help.

Nantucket Soundkeeper
The Soundkeeper provides information about the ecology of the Nantucket Sound, and community news as well as resources for getting involved.

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Fish Management

The Boston Globe, “Sea Change: The New England Fishing Crisis,”
By Beth Daley and Gareth Cook, October 26, 2003
This 2003 four-part series profiles the science controversy and the impacts of fish management regulations on the New England Fishery.

The Northeast Seafood Coalition
This coalition supports groundfish fishermen, shore-side business owners and fishing community members.

Conservation Law Foundation
Find out more about the Conservation Law Foundation’s role in rebuilding New England’s historic fisheries.

ScienCentralNews.com: "No Fish by 2050,"
by Jack Penland, November 2, 2006 This article covers a research study published in the journal Science, which discusses that there will be no viable ocean fishing in as little as 40 to 50 years if present fishing practices are allowed to continue.

NOAA’s National Marine Fisheries Service: Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act
Learn about the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act which laid out the first restrictions on fishing in the U.S. Atlantic.

The Ocean Conservancy: From Congress to the Coastlines
The Ocean Conservancy, which advocates for legislation that advances its vision of healthy oceans, provides news stories and audio updates on the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act.

NOAA’s National Marine Fisheries Service, Northeast Fisheries Science Center: Brief History of the Groundfishing Industry of New England
Explore this retrospective of the New England groundfishing industry.

New England Fishery Management Council (NEFMC)
Read about changes in fish management plans, including Framework 42, and how current, future and past decisions are affecting New England fisheries.

NMFS Northeast Fisheries Science Center: NOAA Issues Report on the Status of New England Groundfish Stocks
Read up on the status of groundfish stocks in this 2005 assessment.

National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration National Marine Fisheries Service
Explore primary sources on past and present fishing legislation and regulations issued by NOAA's National Marine Fisheries Service.

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Sources

The following served as information sources for this site:

Updates

Commercial Fisheries News, “MA fishermen, families assistance centers reach end of the road”,
Volume 33 Number 10, June 2006

Fish Management

Teri Frady, Chief, Research Communications, The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's Northeast Fisheries Science Center

Northeast Seafood Coalition, “Comments on the Interim Final Rule for Groundfish Emergency Action, Docket No. 060209031-6092-02, April 13, 2006,” May 15, 2006

Northeast Seafood Coalition, “Comments on the Proposed Rule for Groundfish Emergency Action,” March 9, 2006

National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration National Marine Fisheries Service

The Boston Globe, “A once great industry on the brink”
(Part 1), By Beth Daley and Gareth Cook, October 26, 2003

The Boston Globe, “Mistrust between scientists, fishermen mars key mission”
(Part 2), By Gareth Cook and Beth Daley, October 27, 2003

NOAA’s National Marine Fisheries Service, Northeast Fisheries Science Center: Brief History of the Groundfishing Industry of New England

NOAA’s National Marine Fisheries Service: Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act

New England Fishery Management Council (NEFMC): Final Framework 42 to the Northeast Multispecies FMP

Conservation Law Foundation: Ocean Conservation

Conservation Law Foundation: Rebuilding New England’s Historic Fisheries

The Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council

Northeast Fisheries Science Center Reference Document 05-13

NMFS Northeast Fisheries Science Center: NOAA Issues Report on the Status of New England Groundfish Stocks

NMFS Northeast Fisheries Science Center: Haddock Baby Boom Detected on Georges Bank

Northeast Fisheries Science Center Reference Document 06-11 “Stock Assessment of Georges Bank Haddock, 1931-2004”

Northeast Fisheries Science Center Reference Document 06-10, “Assessment of the Georges Bank Atlantic Cod Stock for 2005”

Massachusetts State Division of Marine Fisheries

Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission

Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council


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