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Conservation Group: US Fishermen Waste $1 Billion in Edible Fish Each Year

A global conservation group says U.S. fishermen throw away about $1 billion in edible fish every year. The report by the group Oceana says they are not tossing out so-called trash fish, they are throwing away meals. The discarded fish include such commercially viable species as South Atlantic trout, New England scallops and Alaskan halibut. Fishermen call this "by-catch," fish that they did not mean to catch -- pulled out of the waters while they were looking for something...

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