Understanding the Pacific States Marine Fisheries Commission with Randy Fisher | Changing Waters

May 4, 2021

There are a lot of fish to manage in the Pacific Northwest

On this special rebroadcast episode of Changing Waters, the late, great Thane Tienson sits down with Randy Fisher, Executive Director of the Pacific States Marine Fisheries Commission (PSMFC). Established in 1947 by consent of Congress, PSMFC is an interstate compact agency that helps resource agencies and the fishing industry sustainably manage the valuable Pacific Ocean fisheries in California, Oregon, Washington, Idaho, and Alaska.

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Thane Tienson & Brad Warren

The hosts of the Changing Waters podcast are Brad Warren and Thane Tienson. Brad is a veteran journalist who spent decades covering fisheries and marine conservation, and now heads the National Fisheries Conservation Center (known as NFCC) and its Global Ocean Health Program. Thane is an attorney with deep experience in fisheries and maritime law and policy, and a founding board member of NFCC.