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The Sorting Table 

sorting table iconThe Sorting Table features stories from National Fisherman contributors and guest bloggers.

Each day, our editors scour news outlets from across the nation and the globe to find and share with you the most interesting and most relevant stories about commercial fishing. We update our site each morning with the latest news on regulations, sustainability and market trends  everything you need to make informed decisions about your business.

But we know it's not always possible for those who work at sea to check in with us daily. So here's a handy list of the 10 most-read online news stories from the past 30 days. 

Top 10 stories in April

1. Too many salmon in the sea?

2. Research vessel collides with right whale

3. Dogfish ‘everywhere’, but sales go nowhere

4. Fishermen rescued off California coast

5. Whaling around the world: How Japan compares

6. Herring haven't rebounded

7. Fishing quota 'rollover' sunk by judge

8. Editorial: Grim message on NOAA accountability

9. Prices low, but Sitka herring catch strong

10. Nonprofit backs suit against NOAA policy


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Inside the Industry

It’s no secret that fraud is a problem in the seafood industry. Oceana repeatedly touts a mislabeling epidemic. While their method has been criticized, the perception of rampant fraud  has been established.

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The Center for Coastal Studies recently announced that Owen Nichols, Director of the Center for Coastal Studies’ Marine Fisheries Research Program, has been selected as this year’s recipient of the John Annala Fishery Leadership Award by the Gulf of Maine Research Institute. 

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