Congress Advocates to Level the Field for Fishermen
Today, the CT & MA Congressional Delegations sent a letter along with nine Massachusetts delegation members to the U.S. Department of Commerce asking for changes to the Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council (MAFMC).
Challenge to shark-fin ban fails in Supreme Court
California’s ban on the possession and sale of shark fins survived a legal challenge Monday when the U.S. Supreme Court rejected an appeal by Bay Area suppliers and sellers of shark fin soup,
Lost Camera Proves Need to Change Scallop Surveys
The loss of a key piece of scallop survey equipment demonstrates the need for an overhaul of how the federal government assesses the species.
Atlantic Scallop Survey Halted Due to Lost HABCAM
The R/V Hugh R. Sharp was conducting the NEFSC Atlantic sea scallop survey when the survey instrument known as the HABCAM separated from the tow cable and the vessel.
Draft Northeast Ocean Plan to be revealed in webinar
The webinar will answer clarifying questions from the public on both the draft Northeast Ocean Plan and public engagement process, among other objectives.