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A dead humpback whale is re-positioned to conduct a necropsy at Lido Beach on Long Island, N.Y., Jan. 31, 2023. AMSEAS photo.
After another whale stranding, New Jersey beach mayors, congressman join calls for wind power moratorium
A map from the EPA's 2022 proposed determination shows stream miles that would be affected by greater than 20 percent change in average monthly streamflow in the 2020 Pebble Mine plan, mostly in the North Fork Koktuli River drainage. BBFA comment document
EPA pulls the plug on Pebble Mine
Chinook salmon. NOAA photo.
Alaska salmon troll fleet under the gun over chinooks and killer whales
National Fisherman Author’s Corner: 15 Seasons – A Commercial Fishing Memoir
A planned terminal at Pope's Island in New Bedford Harbor would support six crew transfer vessels for the Vineyard Wind offshore energy project. Vineyard Wind rendering.
Quinn Fisheries to host Vineyard Wind CTV terminal in New Bedford
U.S. fishermen following strict regulations compete with $2.4 billion in of illegally caught seafood imports every year. Expanding the Seafood Import Monitoring Program may reduce the illegal trade, but observers say it now falls short. Oceana photo.
Oceana endorses expanding U.S. seafood imports monitoring
Freshly inserted cotton corking is easily visible between the Terron’s hull planks. It’s the first time the 95-year-old crabber and blackcod boat's planking — originally built wood-to-wood —needed to be corked. David Peterson photo.
After 95 years, a California crabber gets tightened up
Monthly fishing events in Alaska waters charted by Ocean Data Network in the paper "Fishing Gear as a Data Collection Platform." ODN graphic/published Frontiers in Marine Science October 2020.
Commercial fishing vessels can serve as research vessels for cost-effective data collection
New England Fishery Management Council Executive Director Tom Nies (left) and Chair Eric Reid, right, congratulate award recipient Maggie Raymond. NEFMC photo.
New England council honors Maggie Raymond of Maine
The National Marine Fisheries Service turned down a request from Bering Sea crabbers for emergency closures including pelagic trawl, pot gear, and longline gear for 180 days from Jan. 1 to June 30, 2023. NMFS graphic.
With area closure denied, Bering Sea crabbers keep focus on incidental catches
Dana’s Boatshop is building this “left handed” Wayne Beal 36 lobster boat, so called because the hauling station is on the port side and the companionway on the starboard, which is almost unheard of. Dana's Boatshop photo.
Building a 'southpaw' lobster boat in Maine
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