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Sunday, July 20, 2014
Goliath groupers: Harvest them or protect them?
Meeting to discuss merits of limited harvest for gentle giant

There seems to be little argument about whether conservation measures put in place to protect the Goliath grouper have been a success. But a debate is waging about whether they have been successful enough to reopen the fishery to even a small limited harvest.

Those who want to reopen Goliath grouper to fishing argue the fish has become so plentiful that anglers can't reel up...

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