Written by WLBZ
Global warming creating warmer waters off the coast could threaten the future success of Maine's lobster harvest, but the University of Maine is getting a new grant from the Department of Marine Resources to help prevent that from happening.
Written by Alaska Dispatch News
Each summer, millions of fish return to Bristol Bay, and then swim on to the stream where they were born to spawn and die. Exactly what compels them to return to the right spot is unknown. But scientists think that some hatchery-raised steelhead in Oregon might hold a clue.
Written by Sun Journal
A state House bill first introduced 16 years ago has been resurrected that would ban the use of large trawling nets in state waters, a move that the commercial fishing industry says could destroy the livelihood for most North Carolina fishermen.
Written by Pensacola News Journal
Taking a trip during the summer to Port St. Joe in search of bay scallops has become an annual event for many residents along the Gulf Coast. The season typically opens in late June and closes sometime in September each year.
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Pat Fiorelli, the long-serving public affairs officer for the New England Fishery Management Council, will step down at the end of July.Read more...
The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation announced last week the sixth round of grant awards from its Fisheries Innovation Fund, a program launched in 2010 to foster innovations that support sustainable fisheries in the United States.
The goal of the Fisheries Innovation Fund is to sustain fishermen and fishing communities while simultaneously rebuilding fish stocks.Read more...