The U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration has awarded the city of Rockland, Maine, an $830,000 grant to renovate its commercial fish pier.
The state reports that some paddlefish harvesters were likely falsifying records to hide the fact that they’re taking too many of the fish.
Ocean conditions seem to have gifted the trawlers in terms of distribution and density of rockfish.
An international team of researchers has completed a seven-year baseline study of fish populations in the Gulf of Mexico in the aftermath of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill.
Maine’s cold-water oysters are a hot item on the regional shellfish market, and market research shows the industry will be able to continue expanding well into the future.
40 boats came to the line for “Randy’s Race,” which was organized to raise funds for the manager of the Winter Harbor Lobster Coop who is suffering from throat cancer.
Tiny cod fish are reappearing around Kodiak. Researchers aim to find out if it is a blip, or a sign that the stock is recovering after warming waters caused the stocks to crash.
Alaska Wildlife Troopers seized more than 16 tons of salmon they report were caught illegally in Dog Fish Bay by four commercial seine fishermen in late July.
The Alaska Supreme Court ruled yesterday, Aug. 8, that a state referendum on salmon habitat can appear on the November ballot — with some revision.
The Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission rejected an effort this week to expand Maine’s lucrative elver by increasing the annual quota by 20 percent.
AquaBounty Technologies’ net loss has grown this year, due in part to costs at its salmon farm in Indiana. But it has managed to keep selling GMO salmon from its Panama farm.
Alaskans will celebrate Alaska Wild Salmon Day on August 10, but plans also are underway for a much bigger celebration: the International Year of the Salmon is set to begin in 2019.