Fisheries Roundtable Discussion To Focus On Sector Allocation
Media Contact:  Ken La Valley
NH Sea Grant/UNH Cooperative Extension
April 15, 2008

DURHAM, N.H. - NH Sea Grant will hold an informal discussion of sector allocation, a fisheries management plan using quotas given to a group of fishermen, on Tuesday, April 22, 2008 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. in the Hilton Garden Meeting Room of the Portsmouth Public Library. The event is part of the ongoing Fisheries Roundtable Discussion series. All talks are free and open to the public.

The discussion will involve the current status of sector applications to the New England Fishery Management Council as well as technical and financial assistance that may be available to current applicants. This will be an opportunity to continue discussions from the New Hampshire Commercial Fishermen's Association meeting. Speakers include Tom Nies from New England Fishery Management Council, Cindy Smith from Gulf of Maine Research Institute, Erik Anderson from the N.H. Commercial Fishermen's Association, Mark Grant from National Marine Fisheries Service and Jackie Odell from the Northeast Seafood Coalition.

For more information about the meeting, please contact NH Sea Grant extension educator Ken La Valley at or 603.862.4343.



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