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  • v. Present participle of groundfish.

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Examples

  • A request made by Governor Deval Patrick for an emergency increase in catch limits for groundfishing vessels was denied by Commerce Secretary

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  • But the protagonist in "Whaling City" works in the shrinking groundfishing fleet, which has contracted amid toughening rules aimed at stopping overfishing and rebuilding stocks such as flounder and cod.

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  • Much of Rhode Island's groundfishing fleet is leery of the soon-to-be enacted catch-share program.

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  • Odlin, whose wife, Marie, gave birth Friday to their first child, Amelia Catherine, said it has become abundantly clear that the 75 percent of his annual income that comes from groundfishing is about to be reduced greatly.

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  • He said he is angry with elected officials in Maine, contending that they have not fought hard enough for the state's shrinking groundfishing fleet.

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  • The rules are the latest restrictions placed on the New England groundfishing industry, which has been under pressure to stop overfishing for the past three decades.

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  • Rob Odlin, 40, who goes groundfishing aboard the Maria and Dorothy, left, has decided not to join one of the new cooperative-like sectors, instead opting to fish with the common pool.

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  • Then five years ago, he branched out into groundfishing, buying a 50-foot boat, the Marie and Dorothy, with a $250,000 mortgage.

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  • He is a shrimp boat captain, gill net groundfishing boat captain, sea urchin diver, charter boat captain, tuna boat captain, landlord and movie producer.

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  • He and other groundfishermen are facing major changes in regulations at the end of the month that some estimate will put half of New England's 1,480-vessel groundfishing fleet out of business.

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