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North Carolina Sea Grant, the North Carolina Farm Bureau Federation, N.C. Division of Marine Fisheries and industry collaborators have joined forces on a new project to produce and deploy “spat-on-shell” to restore wild oyster populations for future harvest.
A humpback whale tangled in fishing gear was freed in a complex four-day operation in New York’s busy Ambrose Channel, according to federal and state officials.
A federal appeals court in New Orleans has upheld a decision that throws out rules regulating fish farms in the Gulf of Mexico.
LANSING (AP) — The once vibrant commercial fishing industry in Michigan has dwindled down from thousands of businesses to just 13 full-time fisheries.
Alabama is a sportsman’s paradise with freshwater fishing, saltwater fishing and even hunting year-round.
The first landmark study using next-generation technology to comprehensively examine contaminants in oysters in Myanmar reveals alarming findings: the widespread presence of human bacterial pathogens and human-derived microdebris materials, including plastics, kerosene, paint, talc and milk supplement powders.
The number of animals caught in NSW's shark nets jumped more than a fifth in the latest season, trapping more than 180 threatened or protected species.
Coastal and marine fishery participants – including licensed commercial fishermen, fish buyers, aquaculture businesses, charter boat owners and guides – who have experienced a loss of income due to the effects of COVID-19 may be eligible for federal relief funding disbursed through the California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW).
Two announcements today from NOAA Fisheries offer a "snapshot in time" of the population status of U.S. federal fisheries in 2019, and the economic performance of commercial fishing, recreational fishing, and related businesses in 2017.
A new study has found that the answer to Alaska’s Chinook salmon decline lies not just in the ocean, but also in freshwater rivers and streams — and that climate change’s effects on Alaska’s freshwater systems are affecting king salmon.
Many of Europe’s coastal regions have suffered severe economic losses as a result of the pandemic.
Too many Chinese vessels, whether fishing boats or dredgers, destroy marine protected areas.
The World Bank estimated that its board will decide by July 2021 on a $200-million loan sought by the Philippine government to develop the fisheries sector.
The application process is getting started for farmers looking to join the newly launched oyster mariculture industry in Texas, the last state on the Gulf of Mexico to allow it.
The N.C. Division of Marine Fisheries’ Artificial Reef Program, in partnership with the Brian Davis Artificial Reef Memorial, sank a 180-foot vessel on Friday, July 24 in Southern Onslow Bay.
Environmental programs using shellfish to help restore the waterways of Long Island.
NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA - Ten years after the catastrophic BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, Dean Blanchard of Grand Isle, Louisiana, is still haunted by what he witnessed.
Illegal shellfish poaching is believed to be happening in Cornwall, say Port Health Authorities.
While shark fishing from the Tathra Wharf on NSW's South Coast was outlawed over 20 years ago, residents are concerned the prohibited practice is continuing unchecked.
The fishery is buffeted by the climate crisis and other problems but the coronavirus pandemic has opened a new front.
After two seasons without a commercial fishery, herring stocks in Sitka Sound are on the rebound, according to state scientists tracking the data.
Suspected black market activity in stolen shellfish is raising fears that people may be poisoned.
Fish market favorites such as orange roughy, common octopus, and pink conch are among the species of fish and invertebrates in rapid decline around the world, according to new research.
Oysters are such a mainstay of Louisiana cuisine that when President Franklin D. Roosevelt visited in 1937, Antoine's proudly served up a plate of them in the restaurant's signature Rockefeller style.
Charoen Pokphand Foods PCL (CPF) is developing a new “Aquaculture 5.0” shrimp farm in the USA.
LOS ANGELES — It was against the backdrop of a pounding surf one recent morning that almost 30 people had gathered on the cragged and slippery folds of White Point tidal pools in San Pedro and set to work with gardening spades, buckets and bags.
Pew is working to strengthen the governance of global fisheries and bolster the health and resiliency of the world’s ocean
It may be a great year to catch bluefin tuna but the limited market for the high-priced fish has shrunk as restaurants struggle during the pandemic.
Lobstermen got more small Paycheck Protection Program loans than members of any other Maine industry, but the size of the average loan was small.
The 'blue' economy is based on the generation of value in coastal areas from the use of marine resources, through criteria of social, economic and environmental sustainability.
The envisioned Maritime Collective would serve as a multipurpose facility providing commercial fishermen with boat, gear and processing space as well as office, meeting and shop space for the emerging blue economy entrepreneurs.
Businesses can apply to cover half of costs to clean up so-called ‘ghost gear’.
VANCOUVER -- The federal government has announced funding for eight more projects as part of the B.C. Salmon Restoration and Innovation Fund.
Scientists and fishers agree that cod fishery is at a crisis point – but they disagree on what’s causing it.
A June 5 presidential proclamation ended a prohibition on commercial fishing in the Northeast Canyons and Seamounts marine national monument and returned management of the area to the New England Fishery Management Council.
Oyster sales have plummeted in Galveston County because of the coronavirus outbreak and the subsequent shutdown of area restaurant dining rooms.
Ancient trash heaps show the eastern coast’s original inhabitants managed oyster reefs for thousands of years.
This mobile restoration center is the first of its kind, and a spokesperson said it would double the amount of oyster spats CBF could plant in a year.
Mathematical modelling inspired by social media is identifying the significant impacts of warming seas on the world's fisheries.
Despite the unprecedented disruption caused by COVID-19, the UK’s two commercial shrimp farming ventures continue to capitalize on the market’s growing demand for trustworthy, locally produced food
HALIFAX, Nova Scotia, July 09, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) just released its annual quota for critically depleted northern cod, maintaining the harmfully high catch level of 12,350 tonnes set in 2019.
The freshwater plume that discharges from the Columbia River into the Pacific Ocean around Astoria, Oregon, is an ever-changing phenomenon.
In Half Moon Bay, a volunteer fishing group released 720,000 salmon smolts from pens last week at Pillar Point Harbor, bringing the number of salmon they have released to 4.7 million in the past nine years.
As if the post-traumatic stressed public doesn’t have enough threats to obsess about and agonize over, we are now informed Virginia’s world-class bass fisheries are under attack.
Red snapper season will be short and sweet along the U.S. Atlantic Coast this year — just four days.
A collection of Pew materials about this critical habitat and strategies for its protection and restoration
ALFONSO LISTA, Ifugao: Some 200 fisherfolk and community leaders have expressed concern over the proliferation of water lilies and driftwood that flowed into the Magat Dam, causing damage to fish cages that affected their livelihood.
It has been a tumultuous year for the fishing industry and the coastal communities that rely on it.
Increased toxin levels have been detected in recent weeks during a routine nationwide shellfish monitoring programme along the South West and West coasts of Ireland.