Multi-Agency Investigation Cracks Down on Fish Fraud

February 22, 2021 National Fisheries Institute

The United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York has charged four men for their part in an alleged plot to import mislabeled fish into the United States.

Temporary Rule to Extend an Emergency Action to Extend Portions of the Fishing Year 2019 Carryover Provisions in the Atlantic Sea Scallop Fishery Management Plan

November 27, 2020 NOAA

NOAA Fisheries announces the extension of a temporary rule to extend portions of the fishing year 2019 carryover provisions in the Atlantic Sea Scallop Fishery Management Plan into fishing year 2020. On June 1, 2020, at the request of the New England Fishery Management Council, NOAA Fisheries published an emergency action to implement these measures.

Huge Seafood Coalition Opposes Natural Resources Bill that Undercuts Sustainability Successes

Ahead of tomorrow’s House Natural Resources Committee hearing on legislation entitled “Ocean-Based Climate Solutions Act,” a coalition of more than 800 members of the seafood community say the proposed bill is not backed by science and has the potential to do more harm than good.

National Seafood Council Advanced by NOAA Advisory Committee

September 3, 2020 Laine Welch, Alaska Fish Radio

Reviving a dormant National Seafood Council is gaining steam among industry members, especially as Covid-19 upends markets.

Commissioner Fried Welcomes NOAA Announcement of Aquaculture Opportunity Areas Off Florida’s Gulf Coast

NOAA announced the selection of sites in federal waters off Florida in the Gulf of Mexico as one of the first locations designated as Aquaculture Opportunity Areas.