In a settlement over whale entanglement, California’s Dungeness crab fishermen dodge a multiyear closure, but lose the spring season.
West Coast & Pacific
The Pacific Coast Federation of Fishermen’s Associations has intervened in a lawsuit that claims federal management of West Coast salmon fisheries is endangering orca whales.
California’s 2015-16 Dungeness and rock crab fisheries were declared a disaster more than 2 1/2 years ago. The Pacific States Marine Fisheries Commission has at long last received those funds to be dispersed.
West Coast fishing communities earned millions of dollars from a trial program allowing fishermen to cash in on rebounding rockfish populations
West Coast swordfish stocks are on the upswing, but Homeland Security stipulations could mean fewer of them will be offloaded at docks in California.
The owner-operator of the ill-fated Oregon Dungeness boat Mary B II tested positive for amphetamine,…
It’s never too early to start thinking about your plans for Pacific Marine Expo. The…
Oregon state lawmakers are proposing a bill which would provide nearly $2 million to study and respond to the effects of rising ocean temperatures, low oxygen levels and ocean acidification.
California’s spiny lobster production for the 2018-19 season should come in on par with the 2017-18 season, stopping a recent decline in the harvest.