Comments for: Coveted monkfish is long on rules, short on data

Posted Aug. 12, 2012, at 3:51 p.m.

BOSTON — The menacing monkfish is a sly, voracious predator and a coveted meal itself, with a sweet tail meat that’s earned it the nickname “the poor man’s lobster.” The one-time trash fish is also relatively poorly understood by federal regulators. Some fishermen say that’s costing their troubled industry tens …

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  • Anonymous

    I think I’d support the Eel and Elver Defense Fund before trying to help sustain this creature.  With the price of lobster this summer, one would have to be REALLY poor to consider the goosefish as a substitute.

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