Fisheries

Gulf
Fisheries

Asian Carp: Eating the Most Hated Fish on the Mississippi

Nearly a decade ago, John Crilly, a psychiatrist and academic living in New Orleans, read an article that changed his life. It was about a local chef who had begun cooking one of the most reviled species in America—silver carp, commonly known as Asian carp.

Northeast
Fisheries

Warming hurting shellfish, aiding predators, ruining habitat

A study by National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration scientists released in 2018 concluded that valuable species of shellfish, including softshell clams, have become harder to find on the East Coast because of degraded habitats caused by a warming environment.

Northeast
Fisheries

Fisheries regulators to deliver the shrimp season news next week

There has been a moratorium on shrimp fishing in Maine since 2013

Coastwide
Fisheries

World's top fishing nations to be given millions to protect oceans

Bloomberg Philanthropies to launch major grant for coastal communities to improve the health of oceans

Hawaii & Alaska
Fisheries

Transparency for tuna

The eight Pacific island states that make up the Parties to the Nauru Agreement may look like dots on the map, but they command an expanse of ocean greater than the size of Europe and are global powerhouses when it comes to tuna.

Mid-Atlantic
Fisheries

Navy to limit sonar, explosions in more areas off East Coast to protect endangered whales

The Navy is expanding its mitigation areas off the East Coast for the endangered right whale.

Northwest
Fisheries

Fisheries minister meets with stakeholders to discuss right whale protections

Some fishermen in the region said the so-called dynamic and static closures were heavy-handed and unnecessary.

Northeast
Fisheries

Herring, key to coastal health, returning to rivers

Scientists with the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission say they are starting to see upward trends in the populations of alewives, also known as river herring.

Hawaii & Alaska
Fisheries

US Western Pacific council recommends catch limits for CNMI, presents $250K check

A $250,000 check was presented to CNMI governor Ralph Torres and Department of Lands and Natural Resources secretary Anthony Benavente

Coastwide
Fisheries

ICCAT Must Commit to Rebuilding Stocks and Enacting Fisheries Reforms

The International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas (ICCAT) is responsible for the conservation and management of tunas, sharks, and other highly migratory species in the Atlantic Ocean.