ASMFC Prepares for Croaker and Spot Assessments
The Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission has begun work on the joint benchmark stock assessments for Atlantic croaker and spot.
NOAA Recommends Funding for 88 New Research Projects
NOAA Fisheries Chief Eileen Sobeck announced Friday that the agency is recommending funding for 88 marine fisheries research projects via the 2014-2015 Saltonstall-Kennedy (SK) Grant Program.
North Carolina’s “Perfect Storm” for Shark Attacks
There have been six shark attacks in North Carolina this year, all of them in June.This is already more than last year, when the state saw four attacks.
NOAA recommends $2.6 million for Massachusetts
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration announced Thursday that it has recommended a dozen Massachusetts-based marine research programs receive funding this year through the Saltonstall-Kennedy Grant Program.
Fisheries Generate $1.2 Billion to South Central Ak.
A landmark study released earlier this month calculates the economic impact from commercial fisheries in Alaska’s central coast, including Anchorage west to Homer and east to Cordova.