Cod fishery

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the business of fishing for cod.

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Dating back to 1865, the Pacific cod fishery is one of the oldest in Alaska.
That same kind of intense, lightly managed industrial fishing has collapsed other fisheries, such as Newfoundland's cod fishery in the 1990s.
One of Coffin's first appointments as parish priest was in 1992, not long after the federal government's declaration of a moratorium on the cod fishery, a traditional mainstay of the Newfoundland economy.
The cod catch grew from 130 metric tons in 2013 to 183 metric tons in 2014, but federal regulators have imposed deep quota cuts and other restrictions on the Gulf of Maine's cod fishery.
Previously known as the aGrand Cod Fishery of the Universea it fell upon hard times when the cod fishing ended.
For example, in Newfoundland and Labrador, the recreational cod fishery is an important summer activity for many residents.
This decision could mean life or death for the cod fishery, and it will have profound impacts on the fishermen, communities, and economies that depend on this important natural resource.
Terranova: The Spanish Cod Fishery on the Grand Banks of Newfoundland in the Twentieth Century.
Efforts to "modernize" the cod fishery and subject it to new managerial regimes designed to increase efficiency have long met with resistance from small-scale coastal fishers intent on articulating their rights to prosecute fishery resources and continue to derive their livelihoods from the sea.
Since the age of the Vikings, the Lofoten Islands in northern Norway have been the epicentre of a great Arctic cod fishery, as millions of skrei migrate annually from the northerly Barents Sea to their spawning grounds just offshore.
Meanwhile fish species could shift north, reducing the UK's cod fishery, but potentially increasing plaice stocks.