Title

An in-depth look at the history behind new New England fishing regulations that

Authors

Robert Snyder

Source

Island Journal

Date

2011

Volume Number

Volume 27

Pages

66-70

Abstract

An in-depth look at the history behind new New England fishing regulations that privatization of fish, called "catch shares", that went into effect on May 1, 2010. The article examines the history that led up to the new regulations, responses to the regulations by fishermen and communities, and the efforts of the Island Institute to support island and coastal fisherman through loans and through purchasing permits.

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