Enviros scored a victory yesterday when a federal judge ordered the U.S. National Marine Fisheries Service to do more to protect two species of rockfish, bocaccio and lingcod. U.S. Magistrate Judge James Larson of San Francisco said that the agency had failed to track the number of rockfish that die after they are inadvertently caught and tossed back — and that current fishing limits for the fish were therefore skewed and not tough enough. The bocaccio population has declined 98 percent since 1969; lingcod, 85 percent.

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