Comments for: NOAA wants fewer lobster fishing buoy lines to protect whales

Posted July 14, 2013, at 7:43 p.m.

CAPE COD, Mass. — Federal officials want Northeast fishermen to use more traps on fewer buoy lines to keep whales from getting entangled in vertical ropes, according to an announcement Friday — a proposal at least one Cape Cod fisherman says is dangerous. To further protect North Atlantic right whales, …

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