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Group urges cap for fish caught accidentally

Two commercial fishing zones off Massachusetts are among the nine dirtiest in the country, an advocacy group has found in a report slated for release Thursday.

The culprit, according to the advocacy group Oceana , is bycatch — or the fish and ocean wildlife that commercial fishermen are not targeting but that end up in their nets.

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