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NOAA: Seafood Landings Boost U.S. And Local Economy
According to the National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration, the Port of New Bedford has the highest valued fish catch in the nation for the 17th year in a row.
According to NOAA's annual Seafood report, fishermen landed $327 million worth of fish in New Bedford last year, and 77% of that catch…
U.S. and Canada To Study Deaths of North Atlantic Right Whales
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - Marine authorities in the U.S. and Canada say they will marshal resources to try to find out what's behind a string of deaths of endangered North Atlantic right whales.
Representatives of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and Fisheries and Oceans Canada a…
NOAA Warns Mariners To Slow Down For Whales
NANTUCKET, Mass. (AP) -- The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is asking boaters off the southern New England coast to slow down because of the presence of rare whales.
The federal agency says endangered right whales were spotted in the area July 16
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Carlos ‘Codfather’ Rafael to Plead Guilty Today
NEW BEDFORD, Mass. (AP) - A leading U.S. fishing magnate known as "The Codfather" is scheduled to plead guilty to federal charges of evading fishing quotas and smuggling money to Portugal.
The U.S. attorney's office says Carlos Rafael has a change of plea hearing scheduled for …
UPDATE: Extreme Weather Warning Hits the South Coast
According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, a severe weather warning has been advised for all Southcoast Regions. NOAA has issued a "hazardous weather outlook" that includes the risk of extreme thunderstorms, flooding and high wind speeds. Sta...