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.
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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.
Regulators were roundly criticized last year for a late start for the tests of shrimp in the water that determine when the season should start.
Steve Murphey, who has been with the North Carolina Division of Marine Fisheries since 1987, took the reins Jan. 3 after a nationwide search.
Defining the title “commercial fisherman” may sound simple, but the task seems anything but for North Carolina fisheries officials.
The North Carolina Fisheries Association donated seafood to feed 200 people at a charter school fund-raiser in Arapahoe, N.C.
Florida fishermen have entered a legal battle opposing an emergency ruling that would impose a…
Red snapper is easily making its way from gulf waters to restaurant tables — and residential kitchens — with prices that remain steady.
Gulf of Mexico fishermen are heading out for their traditional winter voyages with the promise of healthy dock prices in their futures.
Southern states continue to navigate the challenges of red tide, acidic waters, poaching, reduced demand for their product and a destructive hurricane season.