Fishery http://nhpr.org en 5.20.14: Rediscovering The Sea, Farming Better Fish, And A Visit To An Underwater Museum http://nhpr.org/post/52014-rediscovering-sea-farming-better-fish-and-visit-underwater-museum <p>With the weather warming up across New England, people are heading for the coast. Today Word of Mouth hits the high seas. First we'll ponder the unfathomable push and pull of the open ocean. Then, we’ll speak to an artist who created the world’s first submerged sculpture park, his underwater gallery not only attracts art-lovers, but serves as an artificial reef. Plus, farmed fish now exceeds beef production. Have fish farmers learned from the mistakes of the meat industry?</p><p>Listen to the full show and click <strong>Read more </strong>for individual segments</p><p> Tue, 20 May 2014 18:04:55 +0000 Word of Mouth 48753 at http://nhpr.org 5.20.14: Rediscovering The Sea, Farming Better Fish, And A Visit To An Underwater Museum NOAA Postpones Fishery Closure http://nhpr.org/post/noaa-postpones-fishery-closure <P>New Hampshire gillnet fishermen are relieved to learn that the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has postponed a temporary closure of the gillnet fishery on the Gulf of Maine.</P> <P>In the original plan, the gillnet fishery would have been shut down in October and November, the two most profitable months of the year. And New Hampshire fishermen were not happy. Now, they will be allowed to continue fishing until the new closure dates of February through March.</P> <P>NOAA cited an increase in harbor porpoise bycatch. Wed, 26 Sep 2012 21:01:34 +0000 Ryan Lessard 13669 at http://nhpr.org N.H. Fishery Receives Disaster Declaration http://nhpr.org/post/nh-fishery-receives-disaster-declaration <p>New Hampshire fishermen facing cuts and closures imposed on them because of declining fish populations say regulators are putting them out of business. Thursday those fishermen learned that they might get some financial relief. The federal government has declared a disaster in the New England Ground-fish fishery. Thu, 13 Sep 2012 20:43:40 +0000 Sam Evans-Brown 12877 at http://nhpr.org N.H. Fishery Receives Disaster Declaration