Written by Oregonian
January 20, 2016
John Corbin, like most Oregon crabbers, had seen his livelihood put on hold after a toxic algae bloom shut down the West Coast's entire shellfish industry. After months of waiting, the state department of agriculture gave the green light for Dungeness season on Jan. 1.
Then, bad weather hit.
Written by SouthCoast Today
January 19, 2016
As frequently as the federal government is criticized for regulations that make it harder to keep groundfish vessels operating in the black, it is disappointing that it was state regulations that failed fishermen last week.
Written by Seafood Source
January 18, 2016
The Alaska Pollock fishery, the largest fishery in the United States and the largest sustainable fishery in the world, has been re-certified under the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) Fisheries Standard.
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The Northeast Fisheries Science Center has announced that Dr. Jon Hare has been selected to serve as the permanent science and research director effective Oct. 31.Read more ...
It’s no secret that fraud is a problem in the seafood industry. Oceana repeatedly touts a mislabeling epidemic. While their method has been criticized, the perception of rampant fraud has been established.Read more ...