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.
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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has announced a new strategy in how it plans to monitor and inspect food imports.
China ranks dead last in the new global index while Belgium was the top-ranked country, marked least vulnerable to IUU fishing. The U.S. ranked right in the middle.
The Dzawada’enuxw First Nation filed a claim in Vancouver federal court last Thursday against Canada’s federal government for authorizing licenses for 10 fish farms in tribal waters without consulting or seeking consent from the group.
“I believe we’ve got to be supporting U.S. fishermen in an increasingly competitive international market,”…
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.
NIOSH, in partnership with the U.S. Coast Guard, is making $6 million in grant funding available for commercial fishing safety training and research.
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.
AIS fishing net buoys aren’t expensive — $47 to $199 from most online retailers. Most…