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Talmage said the annual harvest is less than the 5% limit set by fisheries managers.
The region supports a host of wildlife, in addition to large commercial fisheries.
The spill happened on the eve of a one-day retention sturgeon fishery in the lower Columbia River, scheduled for Thursday.
Their increasing salinity may cause the collapse of recreation, tourism, fisheries, and ecosystems, as the species that used to thrive in them can’t tolerate all that salt.
Meanwhile, as the oceans have warmed, disruptions in United States fisheries, long predicted, are now underway.
In addition to the weather service, NOAA’s 12,000 employees, including almost 7,000 scientists, are involved in ocean, fishery and satellite programs.
Menhaden are fished commercially up and down the East Coast, and are also used as bait in important fisheries, including those for lobster.
Except for red crab and American lobster fisheries, commercial fishing is currently prohibited in the 3,972 square miles of the Northeast Canyons and Seamounts off Cape Cod.
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