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The St Croix Alewives

This week on Maritime Magazine, the story of how a group of fishing guides in Maine convinced the state government to keep a native fish species out of their lucrative waters.

And the effect this has had on what many consider to be an important food source for Atlantic groundfish stocks.

The CBC's Connell Smith brings us the story of the "alewife"...also known as gaspereau in many parts of the Maritimes.

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