On Tuesday, Dec. 5, Zinke proposed allowing fishery management councils to decide whether commercial fishing should be allowed in three marine monuments.
I don’t doubt that the Crew Shots you send us are snapshots from your better or even best days at sea.
Genetically engineered salmon supplier AquaBounty acknowledged that it may never achieve profitability, as it seeks to raise $20 million.
U.S. mariners will fall under rules of the international Polar Code in just six weeks,…
According to NMFS’ annual report, “Fisheries of the United States,” commercial landings had an increase in value but a decrease in volume in 2016 compared to 2015 figures.
Anyone who spends time with NOAA’s report will recognize that the commercial harvest of fish is a substantial driver of the national economy. Why, in a report intended to illuminate the masses, NOAA chooses to trumpet the soft science of a data-poor economic impact assessment is beyond me, and a little worrisome.
The Saltonstall-Kennedy act devoted federal funds to the marketing, promotion and innovation of U.S. seafood and seafood products. However, the majority of those funds are now used primarily to fund collegiate research in the name of fisheries science, though the studies may or may not be applicable to fisheries management.
U.S. Sen. Cory Booker (D-N.J.) introduced a bill to end the U.S. shark fin trade, but his reasoning for the legislation was based on incorrect data.
Coast Guard rescue and recovery tales from around the country and beyond: October 2017.
According to fisheries scientist Ray Hilborn, the main threats to the American fish stock are more tied to pollution concerns, rather than overfishing.
NMFS director Christopher Oliver wrote a letter refuting an erroneous paper published in Marine Policy that claimed IUU seafood from Alaska lands in Japan.