Oceana Sues National Marine Fisheries Service for Failure to Adequately Monitor Catch Limits

July 22, 2021 Oceana

Oceana filed a lawsuit against the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) for its failure to require adequate observer coverage for the New England groundfish fishery for cod, haddock and flounder.

Salmon Overtakes Lobster as The Nation’s Most Valuable Catch

Salmon is now the United States’ highest-grossing, wild-caught domestic fishery, according to the latest report issued by the National Marine Fisheries Service Office of Science and Technology.

Mexican Shrimp Council Committed to Protection of Vaquita and Marine Mammals

The Mexican Shrimp Council (MxSC) reemphasizes its commitment to protect the vaquita and other marine mammals using sustainable fishing methods.

Pacific Cod Fishery in Central GOA Closed Through December

September 6, 2019 The Cordova Times

Federal fisheries officials have issued a temporary closure rule on directed fishing for Pacific cod by catcher vessels using trawl gear in the Central Gulf of Alaska, extending from Sept. 1 through Dec. 31.