R.I. commercial fishing landed $93.9M in 2016, New Bedford tops nation again, with $327M

NO SQUIDDING: Rhode Island 22.5 million pounds of squid in 2016, 16 percent of all squid in the nation. / PBN FILE PHOTO/JOHN LEE
NO SQUIDDING: Rhode Island fisheries landed 22.5 million pounds of squid in 2016, 16 percent of all squid caught in the nation. / PBN FILE PHOTO/JOHN LEE
PROVIDENCE – Approximately 82.5 million pounds of seafood were commercially landed in Rhode Island in 2016, an increase of 9.1 percent year over year, according…

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