Thai Coalition to Use Electronic Catch Reporting
The EU's threat to maintain its yellow card on Thai seafood imports over illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing has not dented the private sector's hopes for a positive ruling from the bloc next month.
Discover the Deep-Sea Corals of Maine
Scientists with NOAA Fisheries discover deep-sea coral gardens close to shore (25 miles) and shallow (700 feet).
Was mercury in seafood concern a false alarm?
We do want to stress that EWG’s study conclusions–that mercury contamination in fish is more widespread than government agencies acknowledge–very well may be true. It’s just their report doesn’t prove this.
Alabama announces 66 day season for state waters
In response to an announcement today that the federal red snapper season for recreational anglers will be nine days long, state officials said that Alabama would set a 66 day state season, from May 27 through July 31.
Ruling coming on monitors for cod fishery
Federal regulators will soon release new rules for New England's beleaguered cod fishery, including the role at-sea monitors will play.