Written by Leslie Taylor
The Center for Sustainable Fisheries and National Fisherman magazine are co-sponsoring a series of nationwide public workshops at which we will discuss revisions to the Magnuson-Stevens Act. Can we rewrite the act in order to strengthen the economic component of fisheries management, give more flexibility to the councils and facilitate better science? Join us in the discussion, coming to a workshop near you this spring.
Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014
Monday, March 17, 2014
Baton Rouge workshopTuesday, April 8, 2014
Embassy Suites, 4914 Constitution Ave.
Free self-parking is available
For more information
The Center for Sustainable Fisheries is a science based non-profit organization devoted to the conservation of our fisheries resources and the economic development of our fishing communities.
National Fisherman is the nation’s premier commercial fishing magazine, dedicated to informed fishermen, profitable fisheries and sustainable fish on every coast of the United States and Canada.
From the editors of National Fisherman
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National Fisherman Live: 2/24/15
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NOAA tweaks gear marking requirement
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The Gulf of Maine Research Institute is partnering with restaurants throughout the region for an Out of the Blue promotion of cape shark, also known as dogfish. Starting Friday, July 3 and running until Sunday, July 12, cape shark will be available at each participating restaurant during the 10-day event. Cape shark is abundant and well deserving of a wider market.
As a joint Gulf of Mexico states seafood marketing effort sails into the sunset, the program’s Marketing Director has left for a job in the private seafood sector. Joanne McNeely Zaritsky, the former Marketing Director of the Gulf State Marketing Coalition, has joined St. Petersburg, FL based domestic seafood processor Captain’s Fine Foods as its new business development director to promote its USA shrimp product line.