National Fisherman


The years 2002 through 2005 were bad for Bering Sea pollock. The biomass plunged during those years. In a presentation in Washington, D.C., a NOAA fisheries biologist said today ongoing research points to two suspects: ice and fat, in league with each other.

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WASHINGTON — An Alaska federal court judge is considering postponing this month's arguments over Pebble mine after discovering that the Environmental Protection Agency's inspector general is investigating the agency's efforts to halt the project.

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A decision Tuesday to raise the commercial harvest cap for Atlantic menhaden by 10 percent means there's joy in Reedville, home to the only menhaden rendering plant left on the East Coast, an industry expert says.

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Areas with extremely low levels of oxygen in the tropical North Atlantic, several hundred kilometres off the coast of West Africa, have been discovered by researchers.

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LAPUSH — The identity of the captain of a Neah Bay fishing vessel missing since the boat capsized Sunday has been confirmed by his family.

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SEABROOK — Fishery disaster relief money from the federal government gives New Hampshire more than $1.1 million, some for local fishermen and the Yankee Co-op to address financial damage done by years of fishing restrictions.

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WASHINGTON, D.C. — A bipartisan bill introduced April 30 would permanently extend a 17-year fishery management agreement for the West Coast's valuable Dungeness crab fishery.

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Freshman Rep. Garret Graves (R-La.) proposed an amendment in a House Natural Resources Committee meeting last week that would have transferred red-snapper management authority from the federal government to the states.

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Arctic waters may not be so friendly in the future to Arctic cod.

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WASHINGTON -- Purveyors of the proposed Pebble mine aren't done fighting federal, activist and state efforts to stop the massive gold and copper mine in its tracks.

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Inside the Industry

The Downeast Salmon Federation has received a major grant from the U.S. Endowment for Forestry and Communities to ensure and improve the water quality of eastern Maine’s most important rivers, according to the Ellsworth American.

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Louisiana crab fishermen and their catch are feeling the pressure of a downturn in the state economy, and a resulting upturn of people entering the fishery.

“It’s a crazy business right now,” said Pete Gerica, the New Orleans fisherman who now serves as president or the Louisiana Crab Task Force, a legislatively-created board of industry voices that makes recommendations to state government.

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