Christopher A. Hutchinson has been sentenced to four years in prison for the deaths of two crewmen in 2014.
Prestige Oysters has entered full assessment for oysters harvested in Texas and Louisiana. If granted, it would be the only oyster fishery certified in the Americas.
A Florida commercial fishermen has pleaded guilty to animal cruelty charges and faces 10 days in jail over a video that shows him dragging a shark behind his boat at a high speed.
The U.S. Coast Guard Marine Board of Investigation released a report and Final Action Memo on the February 2017 sinking of the 98-foot crabber Destination and the deaths of six crew members.
Bycatch trends remain the same but the agency continues to add more fisheries data to enhance the scope of the U.S. National Bycatch Report.
After 30 years with the At-sea Processors Association, Jim Gilmore, its director of public affairs, has announced that he will retire on June 30.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers released Pebble Mine’s draft environmental impact statement on Wednesday, one of the biggest stepping stones in the permitting process for the proposed copper-and-gold mine near the headwaters of Bristol Bay.
Jones served for 34 years on Capitol Hill and in the North Carolina Legislature. Throughout his career, he was a bright supporter of the state’s commercial fishing industry.
The North Atlantic right whale population off Florida’s East Coast is going through a baby boom, according to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, which announced that its team spotted the fifth calf of the current birthing season last week.
An investigation into illegal eel sales in Maine nets a guilty plea and lucrative license suspensions nearly a year later.