New Emergency Rule Bans Fishermen From Parts of Massachusetts Bay for 3 Months

February 1, 2023 Eli Curwin,

An emergency rule from National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, or (NOAA) will prohibit fishermen from parts of Massachusetts Bay, the administration announced Tuesday.

NOAA Follows Fishery Council, Rejects Emergency Action to Bar Fishing in Crab Protection Area

January 24, 2023 Yereth Rosen, Alaska Beacon

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has rejected a petition from crab fishers to bar all commercial fishing for six months in an area of the Bering Sea designated as a special protective zone for red king crab, which have suffered a population crash.

NOAA Preliminary Data Show Record Volumes of Shrimp Landed in Alabama, Large Harvests in Louisiana in 2022

December 5, 2022 Southern Shrimp Alliance

As with the agency’s reporting since July of last year, the numbers released by NOAA for landings in the Gulf in August include substantial revisions to the agency’s initial preliminary reporting of shrimp landings in previous years. 

FDA and Federal Partners Launch Study on the Role of Seafood Consumption in Child Growth and Development

October 12, 2022 FDA

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced the launch of an independent study by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (NASEM) on the Role of Seafood Consumption in Child Growth and Development.

August Shrimp Landings Incompletely Reported; Major Historical Revisions Confirm Substantial Underreporting of Shrimp Landings in Gulf of Mexico

October 5, 2021 Southern Shrimp Alliance

The Fishery Monitoring Branch of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Fisheries’ Southeast Fisheries Science Center released preliminary shrimp landings data from the Gulf of Mexico for August.