National Fisherman


The Dungeness crab fishery could decline West Coastwide, a new study has found, threatening a fishing industry worth nearly a quarter-billion dollars a year.

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According to the Maryland Department of Natural Resources, crabs become “soft shell” crabs when they molt. After going through that process, their new shell is pliable and easily stretched. Large amounts of water are consumed prior to and shortly after the molt, causing the soft shell to expand and increase in size. This entire process takes two to three hours and within two hours after the old shell is shed, the new one begins to harden.

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New research confirms that biodiversity can help reef fish weather the impacts of global warming.

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To feed a hungry world, it’s no longer enough to catch wild seafood. Many fisheries are in decline because of overfishing, environmental stresses or both, and human demand for protein has never been greater. That means aquaculture has to be a growing part of the world’s food supply. Here in North Carolina, it’s also an essential component in growing the economies of our coastal communities.

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Drop a lobster pot in front of a bunch of problem solvers, mix in a handful of fishermen, add some craft beer and what do you get?

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[The outlook] for the 2016 Alaska salmon season is far more positive than last year, according to three industry experts.

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Daniel Doxsee turns the Miss Chloe Ann toward the docks behind Kirk Fish Co. in Goodland and turns his attention to next year’s stone crab season. This one has been tough.

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A new study suggests that New Zealand's total fisheries catch since 1950 is 2.7 times higher than officially reported.

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New Bedford fishing mogul Carlos Rafael pleaded not guilty Thursday in U.S. District Court in Worcester to conspiracy, lying to NOAA Fisheries about the exact species of fish he landed through a four-year span, and illegally smuggling cash out of the country.

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Almost 40 fishermen and others who work on the water participated in safety and survival training Thursday at the Coast Guard's Station Gloucester.

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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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