Written by the Cordova Times
Continued testing of Alaska fish confirms that the quality of Alaska seafood has not been impacted by Japan's Fukushima nuclear disaster, which came in the wake of a devastating 2011 earthquake and tsunami, Alaska officials said Nov. 30.
Written by Portland Press Herald
Managing the decline in New England’s commercial fishery has long been a delicate dance among fishermen, regulators and scientists.
The scientists estimate how many fish are available for harvest, and regulators use those estimates to allot catch shares among various groups of fishermen, called “sectors.”
Written by Alaska Public Radio
The Alaska Supreme Court on Wednesday upheld a lower court’s ruling that a private air service violated campaign finance laws when it offered flights to two Lake and Peninsula Borough assembly candidates in September 2010.
Written by San Mateo Times
In a bit of good news for California's beleaguered crab fishermen, four members of Congress announced Tuesday they would call for federal disaster relief in the unlikely event the state's commercial fishing season for Dungeness crab is canceled altogether.
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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...