Collapse of the New England Fishing Industry | National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

Collapse of the New England Fishing Industry

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    Principal Investigator:
    Fabienne Lord
  • This research focuses on documenting the collapse of the New England fishing industry in 1990s, reconstructing a timeline of events and documenting the impacts on fishermen, employees from the support industry, regulators, council members, environmentalists, congress staff, US coast guard personnel, national marine fishery service staff, scientists, and journalists.

Interviewee Description Interviewer Date of Interview Location of Interview Affiliation Collection
Andrew Rosenberg

Interview with Andrew Rosenberg, Northeast Regional Administrator, National Marine Fisheries Service, 1995 - 1998.

Fabienne Lord Essex, MA University of New Hampshire Collapse of the New England Fishing Industry
Susan Playfair

Susan Playfair lives close to Scituate, Massachusetts.  She wrote a book on the faith of New England fisheries Vanishing Species.  The interview was done along with Frank Mararchi.
 

Fabienne Lord Scituate, MA University of New Hampshire Collapse of the New England Fishing Industry
Frank Mirarchi

Frank Mirarchi owns and operates groundfishing vessels out of Scitutate. He also was on the council during the 1990's.

Fabienne Lord Scituate, MA University of New Hampshire Collapse of the New England Fishing Industry
Stephen Barndollar

Interview with owner of Seafood International.

Fabienne Lord Portsmouth, NH University of New Hampshire Collapse of the New England Fishing Industry

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