An investigation into illegal eel sales in Maine nets a guilty plea and lucrative license suspensions nearly a year later.
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.
Heading into the 2019 salmon season markets are looking good as global demand exceeds supply.
“I believe we’ve got to be supporting U.S. fishermen in an increasingly competitive international market,”…
It is the smaller, local crab fisheries that each winter give a big economic boost to dozens of coastal communities across the Gulf of Alaska.
North Carolina’s blue crab season got off to a good start, but was slammed when Hurricane Florence hit in September and was expected to rebound as 2018 came to a close.
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.
The U.S. Coast Guard has signed off on a Jones Act waiver for America’s Finest, ending a nearly two-year ordeal regarding the ship due to the amount of foreign processed steel used in its construction.
Numbers are on the rise for Alaska’s shellfish growers: They sold more than 1.8 million oysters in 2017 for a 27 percent increase over 2016 and a 70 percent increase over the 10-year average.
“Get Hooked” is a week-long initiative to recognize restaurants that provide the in-season harvest to their patrons by spotlighting the local catch and area chefs who bring them to plate.
In the new State of the Bay report published in January, scientists dropped the rating of the bay’s health from a C minus to a D plus.
The first bill introduced in the Massachusetts Senate in 2019 aims to modernize the state’s lobster processing rules and expand in-state processing.