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Program Promotes Lesser-Known Fish, Aims to Help Fishermen

Jul 9, 2014

WMTW: Commercial fishermen say rules and regulations to keep their industry sustainable make it tough to survive, but they lesser-known fish will catch on.

Dogfish, red fish and pollock aren't as well known as lobster and haddock, but the Gulf of Maine Research Institute is hoping these fish will grow in popularity with consumers.

The restaurant Five Fifty-Five is one of a dozen restaurants taking part in a summer-long program called Out of the Blue. The restaurants are serving lesser known, underused fish.