web-posted Wednesday, October 21, 2009
Laws require that fish taken as bycatch during target fisheries must be tossed overboard. Fifteen years ago a "bycatch to food banks" program was launched by concerned stakeholders as a way to divert discards by Bering Sea boats to hunger relief programs. Today, the program has grown to become one of the largest sources of protein donations in the U.S.
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