In search of a lost market

GOOD CATCH: According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Fisheries, Rhode Island landed about 66 percent of all butterfish on the East Coast between 1965 and 1995. / PBN PHOTO/JOHN LEE
GOOD CATCH: According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Fisheries, Rhode Island landed about 66 percent of all butterfish on the East Coast between 1965 and 1995. / PBN PHOTO/JOHN LEE
From the late 1970s through the ’80s, the small, silver-colored butterfish was a high-flying commodity in Japan. Millions upon millions of pounds were bought and…

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