With the federal government partially shutdown for over a month, the regional fishery management councils are learning how to keep pushing through the process without their federal science partners at NMFS.
In the new State of the Bay report published in January, scientists dropped the rating of the bay’s health from a C minus to a D plus.
The first bill introduced in the Massachusetts Senate in 2019 aims to modernize the state’s lobster processing rules and expand in-state processing.
The U.S. House voted to pass the Modern Fish Act on Wednesday, just two days after the Senate approved it unanimously, swiftly sending the bill to President Donald Trump’s desk for a signature.
Officials have yet to determine a cause for the sinking of the 71-foot F/V Nordic Viking in the Seward, Alaska, harbor on Dec. 9.
U.S. seafood landings volume and value were up in 2017, according to NMFS’ annual report “Fisheries of the United States.”
NOAA reports a decrease in whale entanglements in the Northeast, Mid-Atlantic and West Coast regions in 2017.
The Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission voted to cancel not only the 2019 Maine shrimp season, but the 2020 and 2021 seasons as well.
A federal grand jury has indicted a 27-year-old Mexican man on several charges related to a fatal rampage aboard the 82-foot scalloper Captain Billy Haver off the coast of Massachusetts in September.
It’s that time of year again — fishermen from the Pacific Northwest lined up to compete in the ultimate test of fishing skills at Pacific Marine Expo today.