Written by Leslie Taylor
The Alaska salmon fishery has completed the second annual audit of the FAO-Based Responsible Fisheries Management (RFM) Certification. The objective of the audit is to monitor any changes since the previous assessment.
Click here for a copy of the Alaska Salmon Surveillance Report. The report documents the assessment result for the continued RFM Certification of the Alaska salmon fishery.
The Bristol Bay Regional Seafood Development Association released their board of directors election results last week.
The BBRSDA’s member-elected volunteer board provides financial and policy guidance for the association and oversees its management. Through their service, BBRSDA board members help determine the future of one of the world’s most dynamic commercial fisheries.Read more...
Former Massachusetts state fishery scientist Steven Correia received the New England Fishery Management Council’s Janice Plante Award of Excellence for 2016 at its meeting last week.
Correia was employed by the Massachusetts Division of Marine Fisheries for over 30 years.Read more...