Commercial boats in New Bedford harbor. Photo by Tom Croke

Gloucester Times: As it curled relentlessly up the Mid-Atlantic and New England Coasts, Hurricane and then Post-Tropical Storm Sandy struck the fishing industry in multiple ways, which together brought short-term paralysis.

The elements of the markets of the industry all but stopped Monday and Tuesday and into [Wednesday, October 31].

A couple of boats working Georges Bank beat the storm into Nantucket, and rode it out there before setting out for the New Bedford markets, said Richie Canastra, co-owner of BASE New England, which operates auction markets in New Bedford, Gloucester and Boston.

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