Whale entanglements could inform regulations
A recent spate of entanglements of rare whales off of New England could help shape future regulations to preserve the endangered animals, federal authorities said Tuesday.
New technology aims to crack down on illegal fishing
Commercial fishing in Alaska is a multibillion dollar industry. But every year, billions of dollars are lost to illegal fishing around the world. A new surveillance system makes it easier to track illegal fishing.
WPFMC, NOAA to Establish Aquaculture Management Regs
Right now, anyone can throw a cage into the open ocean within the Economic Enterprise Zone and begin an aquaculture operation, said Joshua DeMello, of the Western Pacific Regional Fishery Management Council.
SMAST celebrates expansion with ceremony
Officials from across the state talked about what a game-changer the new marine sciences expansion will be for UMass Dartmouth and the region during a topping off ceremony in the South End on Monday.
Counties Join Commercial Fishermen in Lawsuit
Several coastal counties have joined with commercial fishermen in litigation against the North Carolina regarding last year's decision by the Marine Fisheries Commission to adopt new regulations on southern flounder.