National Fisherman


Fish plays a starring role in the Mediterranean diet that's supposed to keep us healthy. And yet it's a disappearing commodity.

Meanwhile, there is growing concern about what is sustainable, or even identifiable.

Is there a way to meet consumer demand for quality seafood and protect threatened marine life at the same time?

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Inside the Industry

Legislators from Connecticut and Massachusetts complained about the current “out-of-date allocation formula” in black sea bass, summer flounder and scup fisheries in a letter to the U.S. Department of Commerce earlier this week.

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The Southeast Alaska Fishermen’s Alliance recently announced that the National Marine Sanctuary Foundation has awarded the organization a Hollings Grant to reduce whale entanglements in Alaska salmon fisheries by increasing the use of acoustic whale pingers to minimize entanglements in fishing gear.

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