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.
Togiak, Alaska’s herring biomass remains healthy and ready for harvest this year. Meanwhile, the plight in Sitka will be whether the fleet can find fish of a size that the Japanese markets favor.
An alleged scheme to sell an illegal bluefin catch cost a Gloucester, Mass., fisherman $26,000.
Galen Alley, who set the Maine lobster boat racing speed record in his 30-foot Foolish Pleasure in 2011, will always be remembered.
It’s the second year for the Crewmember Apprenticeship program hosted by the Alaska Longline Fishermen’s Association in Sitka.
Contrary to all expectations, commercial catches of Pacific halibut were increased for 2019 in all but one Alaska region.
A shrimp boat from Wanchese, N.C., ran aground at Cape Hatteras National Seashore just before dawn on Monday, Feb. 4.
Captain Vinh Pham, 41, of San Jose, Calif., is being charged for killing a 9-foot great white shark.
The aquaculture industry represented by some 550 attendees seemed buoyantly optimistic about the future, despite a slew of regional challenges.
Alaska’s inshore Pacific cod fishery opened Jan. 19 in Area O, near Dutch Harbor. Ten days later, the record 36 participating pot boats had made 74 landings, tallying 5.1 million pounds.
Washington’s Wegley Boats has built a business — and boats — that will last.