In this October 29, 2015, file photo, a cod that will be auctioned off sits on ice at the Portland Fish Exchange, in Portland, Maine. Cod were once the backbone of New England's commercial fishing fleet, but the catch plunged in the wake of overfishing and environmental changes. Officials now say there are some positive signs for the cod stock, and quotas are set to increase slightly this spring after years of heavy cutbacks. Photo: AP
In this October 29, 2015, file photo, a cod that will be auctioned off sits on ice at the Portland Fish Exchange, in Portland, Maine. Cod were once the backbone of New England's commercial fishing fleet, but the catch plunged in the wake of overfishing and environmental changes. Officials now say there are some positive signs for the cod stock, and quotas are set to increase slightly this spring after years of heavy cutbacks. Photo: AP
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