Thirty years after the Exxon Valdez spill, Alaska’s Prince William Sound shows lasting scars.
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.
On Sept. 6, 1980, Capt. Skip Gallimore and the crew of the 84-foot Lady Alice…
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.