Commercial fishermen spark debate over monuments
The debate over fishing regulations at the Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument is heating up again.
FSF Corrects the Record on Gulf of Maine Scallops
With recent media attention on scallops in the northern Gulf of Maine (NGOM), the Fisheries Survival Fund has produced a fact sheet clarifying the true status of scallops in the region.
New Bedford Gets Grant For Website
The Baker-Polito Administration today announced that $105,500 in grants will be distributed to seven marketing campaigns that are designed to increase awareness and demand for Massachusetts seafood products.
NMFS Sets 16 Percent Observer Coverage Level
The National Marine Fisheries Service announced a 16 percent at-sea monitoring coverage level target for groundfish sector trips in the Northeast for 2017.
Fishermen Skeptical as Wind Fans Rejoice
Members of the fishing industry, continue to criticize this plan, fearing its impact on their livelihood and accusing both Deepwater Wind and local and state governments of ignoring their concerns.