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 Swiss Federal Council issued an order last week banning chefs in the country from putting live lobsters into pots of boiling water.
State seafood marketers are rebranding fish parts as specialty products and mapping a path for millions more dollars in revenue.
NMFS issued a charging document to Carlos Rafael last week seeking additional civil penalties beyond those ordered in his criminal trial.
The Alaska oyster industry saw another year of growth in 2017.
Though few Maine lobstermen turned out for a federal hearing on lobster data collection on Tuesday, the proposal has drawn consternation from many in the state’s fleet.
Ocean Beauty Seafoods will keep its salmon cannery in Petersburg, Alaska, shuttered for the second consecutive year.
Last week, NOAA officials approved in large part a series of recommended changes within the New England Fishery Management Council’s jurisdiction.
North Carolina’s hard blue crab landings for the first half of 2017 were 8.09 million pounds, down slightly from the 8.34 million pounds landed for the same period in 2016.
Two Indonesian fishermen who claim they escaped slavery aboard a Honolulu-based fishing boat seven years ago have settled their lawsuit against the boat’s owner
Alaska fishermen and processors provide 65 percent of the nation’s wild seafood, and 95 percent…