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Bipartisan group threatens federal funding to prestigious marine research center over its seafood recommendation
Like a fine Napa Valley wine, oysters take time to grow, nurture, and harvest.
Newswise — A new project will help to ensure sustainable fishing and aquaculture (fish farming) of Caribbean spiny lobsters.
Subsistence fishing is a mix of culture and economics in eastern North Carolina.
Alaska officials have canceled the fall Bristol Bay red king crab harvest, and in a first-ever move, also scuttled the winter harvest of smaller snow crab.
The rating warns consumers to avoid it. Maine lobstermen are pushing back.
The timeline for how fast federal fishery regulators should come up with new rules to protect the endangered right whale is the latest dispute in years of courtroom battles that could decide the future of Maine’s lobster fleet.
It has been 16 years since the last comprehensive update of the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act, the overarching federal fisheries law, in 2006. The new effort, called the Sustaining America’s Fisheries for the Future Act, took a major step forward this week.
DAVE’Y LUMLEY IS up to her armpits in water at Willamette Falls. Cascades spill over the basalt columns that loom above, splashing onto her head and off the brim of her baseball cap. She takes a breath and goes under, emerging seconds later with an eel-like creature twisting in her hand.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has published a report laying out a strategy to allow the use of “ropeless” or “on-demand” fishing gear off the U.S. East Coast with the goal of reducing entanglements of the critically endangered North Atlantic right whale.
When announcing its appeal in a release Monday, the MLA called the federal whale plan "scientifically-flawed" and "draconian."
The Maine Lobstermen’s Association today said it is appealing a court decision that favors a federal plan to protect the endangered North Atlantic right whale population, which the industry contends would cripple Maine’s lobster fishery.
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Maine's governor said Tuesday the federal government is moving ahead too quickly with potential new restrictions on the lobster fishing industry, and isn't taking the industry's concerns about the changes into account.
Louisiana conservation groups are renewing calls for tougher regulations on the state’s least-regulated fishery after a fishing boat let loose huge numbers of dead fish off the state’s southwest coast
Oceans have become warmer, more acidic and less oxygenated due to climate change and human activity.
The Monterey Bay Aquarium’s Seafood Watch program is facing harsh criticism and pushback over its new “red list” designation for Northeast lobster, recommending seafood suppliers and consumers avoid lobster.
MOREHEAD CITY — Commercial fishermen in Carteret County have generally landed between 5 million and 9 million pounds of fish and shellfish per year for the past 15 years, including 7.4 million pounds in 2020, the latest year available.