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Coastwide
Fisheries

USA - Sea Grant, DOE, NOAA Fisheries fund six projects for the coexistence of offshore energy with Northeast fishing and coastal communities

The Northeast Sea Grant Consortium—in partnership with the U.S. Department of Energy’s Wind Energy Technologies Office and Water Power Technologies Office, and NOAA’s Northeast Fisheries Science Center—announced six projects to advance social science and technology research on offshore renewable energy in the Northeast United States.

International
Fisheries

Russia - Why are Russian Baikal salmon doubling in size? Scientists baffled

Scientists do not yet understand what is causing the unusual growth, specialists are planning a six-day expedition to the lake to investigate further.

International
Fisheries

World - U.S., Japan, Australia, and India to launch tracking system to monitor illegal fishing by China

May 21 (Reuters) - U.S., Japan, Australia, and India will unveil a maritime initiative at the Quad summit in Tokyo to curb illegal fishing in the Indo-Pacific, the Financial Times reported on Saturday, citing a U.S. official.

Northeast
Fisheries

ME - Hajna Nagy: Who's really in the trap? How new regulations meant to save right whales are hurting Maine's lobster industry

The lobster industry is Maine’s economic engine, supporting the men and women who fish as well as entire coastal communities. Imposing these restrictions limits their catch, not only taking away the opportunity for catch, but making it harder in the process.

Hawaii & Alaska
Fisheries

AK - Federal relief money heading to Alaska communities impacted by fishery disasters — including Chignik

Fish and Game will hold a listening session on how to spend relief money for Chignik's 2020 salmon season at 2 p.m. today. It will also hear input on funds for the Gulf of Alaska Pacific Cod fishery at that time.

Pacific Northwest
Fisheries

PNW - NMFS Issues Final Rule on Ocean Salmon Fisheries Off Washington, Oregon, California

The National Marine Fisheries Service has issued a final rule establishing fishery management measures for the 2022 ocean salmon fisheries off Washington, Oregon and California and the 2023 salmon seasons opening earlier than May 16, 2023.

Hawaii & Alaska
Fisheries

AK - Alaska Legislature Passes Mariculture Enhancement Bill

An Alaska bill that creates a regulatory framework with which the state Department of Fish and Game can manage shellfish enhancement projects has passed both houses of the Legislature. Image via Alaska House Coalition.

Northeast
Fisheries

ME - Maine's commercially harvested marine resources reach historic value

On the heels of a global pandemic, the overall value earned by harvesters in 2021 jumped by more than $365 million to a new historic value, according to data from Maine Department of Marine Resources.