Politicians and fishing industry representatives from across the country have been speaking out against a proposal from the Department of Interior that would end an Obama-era ban and open up coastal states for offshore drilling operations.
The Gulf Seafood Foundation, a nonprofit advocate for Gulf of Mexico fisheries, has been working to provide new work gloves to fishermen affected by hurricanes Harvey and Irma through the organizations Helping Hands effort.
U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross declared fisheries disasters in Florida, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands to help those communities recover from hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria that ripped through the Gulf in 2017.
Maine Marine Patrol located the body of shellfish harvester Delbert Caler, 62, during a morning search after he was reported missing.
Rescue and recovery tales from around the country and beyond: January 2018
Forced labor, human trafficking and other labor abuses are still common in Thailand’s commercial fishing industry, according to a new report.
The Swiss Federal Council issued an order last week banning chefs in the country from putting live lobsters into pots of boiling water.
NMFS issued a charging document to Carlos Rafael last week seeking additional civil penalties beyond those ordered in his criminal trial.
Two Indonesian fishermen who claim they escaped slavery aboard a Honolulu-based fishing boat seven years ago have settled their lawsuit against the boat’s owner