Proposals for Herring RSA Grants Due September 21
NMFS, with assistance from the New England Fishery Management Council (Council), is soliciting proposals for 2016 - 2018 that address Atlantic Herring RSA research priorities.
NOAA Closes Mid-Atlantic Scallop Access Area
NOAA is closing the Mid-Atlantic Scallop Access Area to the Limited Access General Category Individual Fishing Quota scallop fleet on Tuesday, August 4. The fleet has used its 2015 fishing year allocation of 2,065 trips.
Bill introduced to reopen fishing within Biscayne
Following the decision to close over 10,000 acres of fishing grounds, legislation introduced to preserve fishing access in Biscayne National Park
Maryland DNR Gives Fishing Industry Larger Input
George O’Donnell has been brought onto the Department of Natural Resources’ payroll as a seafood industry and fisheries stakeholders liaison, of sorts.
Do Fish Names Encourage Fishy Business?
This jumble of names is perfectly legal. But it's confusing to diners — and it can hamper efforts to combat illegal fishing and seafood fraud, says the ocean conservation group Oceana.