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Longliners: No plans to oppose 27-percent halibut cut

SITKA, ALASKA The Alaska Longline Fishermen's Association won't oppose the proposed reduction in the halibut harvest when they attend the annual meeting of the International Pacific Halibut Commission in Portland next month (1-15-08). But, they are going to urge the commission to be more conservative in how much it raises the quota in western Alaska.
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