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Canada is closing fisheries and buying back licenses. Will this latest scheme save salmon or sink fishers?
State officials say that any kind of lionfish removal effort is "something to be celebrated"
In “Our Ocean’s Promise: From Aspirations to Inspirations,” author Giff Johnson chronicles the history of fishing in the Marshall Islands, and forecasts an even more prosperous future.
A U.S. District Court judge has blocked a federal ban on lobstering in a section of water off the U.S. state of Maine.
BANGOR — A federal court ruling from Saturday halts the planned closure of nearly 1,000 square miles of offshore fishing ground to traditional lobstering that was scheduled to start Monday.
At the recommendation of Oregon’s coastal legislators, Gov. Kate Brown issued a formal request on Oct. 4 to the U.S. Department of Commerce for federal disaster relief for Oregon’s commercial salmon industry. This request comes in response to diminished salmon landings for the 2018, 2019, and 2020 seasons.
Alaska’s limited-entry commercial fisheries system may be pulling access to fisheries away from the coastal communities where they take place.
This past May, biologists from the New York Department of Environmental Conservation found something that looked quite small and inconsequential to those of us who might only fish in the Great Lakes, but something that was huge and quite important to scientists like them that spend their entire lives staring into the into largest freshwater basin on the planet.
On October 6, the second China (Rushan) Oyster Industry Summit Forum was held successfully in Rushan, Shandong.
For Scott Maurer, working in the oyster industry in southeast Louisiana lately has just been hit after hit.
A few years ago, fishermen along Bangladesh’s coasts caught sharks and stingrays only when the fish were stuck in nets. With time, their commercial value has grown. Now poachers are competing to catch these sea creatures.
A year after its certification was revoked, the Gulf of Maine lobster fishery is once again certified sustainable by the Marine Stewardship Council.
The spearfishermen's massive haul is part of a larger effort to save Florida's reefs from the invasive fish.
The planned demolition of dams on the Klamath River was expected to help restore the beleaguered salmon on which Indigenous tribes depend. But after a record drought and wildfire this summer, many are worried the salmon could be all but gone before the dams come down.