Links to websites dealing with 
fisheries sampling, statistics, etc.

Garden State Seafood Association Weekly Update on the current sampling foul-up:

NMFS press release on the survey foul-up:

Description of gear used in surveys:

Home page of Albatross IV, the NOAA vessel used in the bottom trawl surveys:

Web site detailing a cooperative NMFS/industry reserarch program using commercial vessels:

Northeast Fisheries Science Center:

Bottom Tending Gear Used in New England (an article by Ron Smolowitz)

An industry site hosted by Barbara Stevenson providing current information on what is now being called "Trawlgate:"

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