National Fisherman


Just 3 miles from the catastrophic BP spill in the Gulf of Mexico, a Louisiana company is seeking to unlock the same oil and natural gas that turned into a deadly disaster.

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Many animals, especially marine animals like zebrafish and sea urchin as well as some birds, can create their own sunlight protection compound, according to a new study. It may one day be possible to use this process to create a better method of sun protection for humans.

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Diversified fishing group Oceana could be angling for a deal in the US.

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The hours would be long and the work hard, but spending a year as a fisherman seemed like a good option to Samart Senasook.

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SANTA CRUZ — Slowly but surely, wild salmon are popping back up on area menus..

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The Togiak herring fishery wrapped up Monday at 12:00 p.m. The Department of Fish and Game made the call Monday morning, noting that the purse seine fleet was near its quota and the gillnet boats had apparently given up the effort over the weekend.

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PORT CLYDE, Maine — A Maine fishermen's group is getting $175,000 in federal money to help develop a program that would allow consumers to identify the fishermen who caught their seafood.

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Oceans are becoming more acidic as they absorb all the carbon emissions humans release into the air. And it could impact the Atlantic seaboard’s scallop industry, which brings in hundreds of millions of dollars. A team of researchers is working to predict just how bad the damage might be.

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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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Some lobstermen plowed snow and worked side jobs during the three-month closure that ended May 1. Others repaired their equipment and puttered around, living off their savings.

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Inside the Industry

SeaWeb and Diversified Communications are accepting proposals to present at the SeaWeb Seafood Summit up until Friday, September 30.

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Governor Bill Walker has officially requested that the federal government declare a disaster for four Alaska regions hurt by one of the poorest pink salmon returns in decades.

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