Atlantic & Gulf oysters
Virginia's rising production fills void,
reverses trend with Louisiana suppliers
By Kirk Moore
Virginia oyster producers saw another year of landings growth in 2013 — good enough for Chesapeake Bay to export to Louisiana dealers still grappling with shortages after years of hurricane damage and the 2010 BP oil spill.
Still making history
New Bedford, Mass., once the nation's
whaling capital, thrives as a modern fishing port
By Linc Bedrosian
When the 173-year-old whaling bark Charles W. Morgan sailed into New Bedford, Mass., on a cloudy July day, it made an impression on Whaling City native Jim Kendall, a veteran fishermen's advocate.
National Fisherman Live: 9/9/14
In this episode:
Seafood Watch upgrades status of 21 fish species
Calif. bill attacking seafood mislabeling approved
Ballot item would protect Bristol Bay salmon
NOAA closes cod, yellowtail fishing areas
Pacific panel halves young bluefin harvest
National Fisherman Live: 8/26/14
In this episode, National Fisherman Publisher Jerry Fraser talks about his early days dragging for redfish on the Vandal.
More than a dozen higher education institutions and federal and local fishery management agencies and organizations in American Samoa, Guam, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands and Hawaii have signed a memorandum of understanding aimed at building the capacity of the U.S. Pacific Island territories to manage their fisheries and fishery-related resources.