West Coast Whiting Industry Apprehensive About Shutdown's Effect on Pacific Hake Fishery, Treaty
A recent report by KING-5 TV News in Seattle picked up on NOAA Stock Assessment Scientist Ian Taylor's recent Tweet about his frustration with the government shutdown and how it could affect the Pacific hake fishery.
"I love my U.S. federal job at @NOAAFish_NWFSC but it's immensely frustrating to have #shutdown be such a common disturbance," Taylor said in a Dec. 21, 2018 tweet. "Last time it was short, science got done, and U.S. #pacifichake catch was ~300,000 tons in 2018. Now 2019 assessment needs to happen yet here we go again."
Taylor is one of the U.S. scientists ...
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