Maine fishermen cash in as lobster cracks $4 a pound
It’s a combination that seems to defy the laws of supply and demand – a large catch tends to lower wholesale prices. But that’s not happening this year even with Maine fishermen on track for another huge catch.
RON SMOLOWITZ: Marine Monument Plan Subverts Public
Endorsing a new Atlantic marine national monument misses the main reason a growing number of fishermen, coastal residents and public officials are so opposed to the proposal: It undermines the democratic process.
American Eel Population Remains Stable
“The Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission is encouraged by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s decision to not list American eel under the Endangered Species Act,” states Commission Chair Dr. Louis B. Danie
Aquaculture Video Premieres At IFFO Conference
After decades of growth, the aquaculture industry continues to expand as a crucial segment of the global seafood market, and sustainably harvested fish meal and fish oil are fueling this growth.
Fishermen win small victory on marine monuments
Commercial fishing advocates had been fighting to counter the message of environmental groups that were running a full-scale campaign to make Cashes Ledge and the New England Canyons and Seamounts marine monuments.