National Fisherman


The European Union has moved one step closer to a possible ban on live North American lobsters after its scientific advisory forum released a recommendation in favour of including the animal on its invasive species list.

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More than 1,500 miles separates Gloucester from Bentonville, Arkansas. But if Barry Furuseth has his way, he’ll connect the two geographical dots with an unceasing supply of fresh seafood from America’s oldest seaport.

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The millions of fish kills happening along the Jersey Shore are like a canary in a coal mine. These fish are dying because they are unable to survive due to low dissolved oxygen levels in the water. When stormwater and pollution enter our waterways, the level of nutrients increases and oxygen levels drop. The warmer water temperatures we have seen also accelerate algae blooms and bacteria growth that come from nutrient runoff.

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White-breasted gulls are following a slow-moving boat in Yellowstone Lake. The crew on board is up to something fishy.

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Bering Sea crabbers were stunned last week when the outlooks for the upcoming fall and winter fisheries were revealed.

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Last year, Northern California residents ate very little local Dungeness crab. Because an unprecedented closure kept crabbers out of the water until March, the crustacean didn’t play its traditional Bay Area role at Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year’s Eve, Chinese New Year and even Super Bowl celebrations.

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Wild salmon advocates don't agree with the province's decision to release Grieg NL Seafarm, a proposed multimillion-dollar aquaculture project, from further environmental assessment. In fact, they want to see that ruling reversed.

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The European green crab, an invasive species that can eat clams, shellfish and young salmon, has been found for the first time in Washington’s inland waters.

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British and US marine scientists say that the race to designate ever-bigger marine national parks in remote parts of the world could work against conservation.

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STINSON BEACH (AP) -- The sleek, flapping salmon that fishermen hauled aboard the rolling Salty Lady charter boat near the Golden Gate Bridge were the survivors of the survivors.

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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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