The GARFO is located in Gloucester, MA, which is on the North Shore of Massachusetts, approximately 35 miles Northeast of Boston. The GARFO employs approximately 200 people in the Gloucester offices and various field offices from Maine to North Carolina.
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A sea change in Pacific fish wars Japan
In ominous times, the world is already at war over fish, and seafood-loving Japan finds itself pitted against fish-hungry nations and region like China, North Korea, Taiwan, and the US.
Hurricane season leads to fishing industry catastrophic loss Bahamas
This hurricane season has caused catastrophic loss in fishing industry in The Bahamas, which led operators to think that a direct hit by Hurricane Maria could sink international markets dominated by Bahamian exports, according to Bahamas Commercial Fishers Alliance President.
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