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Commercial Fishermen Wary Of Proposed Sanctuary For Hudson Canyon

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The Jason & Danielle, Montauk's largest commercial fishing vessel, harvests about 25 percent of its annual catch from the waters above Hudson Canyon, one of its owners, Capt. Hank Lackner, says.

The Jason & Danielle, Montauk's largest commercial fishing vessel, harvests about 25 percent of its annual catch from the waters above Hudson Canyon, one of its owners, Capt. Hank Lackner, says.

Many boats from the Shinnecock Inlet commercial fishing fleet harvest squid, tilefish and other marine species from the waters above the Hudson Canyon. Fishermen worry that designating the canyon a national marine sanctuary could lead to banning commercial fishing there, though the nomination has not proposed doing so.

Many boats from the Shinnecock Inlet commercial fishing fleet harvest squid, tilefish and other marine species from the waters above the Hudson Canyon. Fishermen worry that designating the canyon a national marine sanctuary could lead to banning commercial fishing there, though the nomination has not proposed doing so.

Trolling for tuna in Hudson Canyon.

Trolling for tuna in Hudson Canyon.

authorMichael Wright on Jun 15, 2022
The Biden Administration has renewed a longstanding proposal to declare the waters above the Hudson Canyon — the deep gouge in the continental shelf carved by the prehistoric Hudson River... more

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