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Though there was some fishable weather just before the snow, the Ocean Explorer from Belmar reported poor results while blackfishing. It appears that all the ice from the rivers and melting snow has reduced bottom water temperatures though some ling and eels were aught. They're planning on fishing ...
For seafood lovers, there's nothing better than a lightly battered scallop, freshly harvested from the north Atlantic, and dipped in simmering butter. And now that federal regulators have agreed to open an area east of Nantucket, closed since the 1990s, fishermen could catch as much as $218 million worth of ...

On Tuesday, 16 January, New Bedford, Massachusetts-based Blue Harvest fisheries announced that former High Liner executive Keith Decker had been named the company's new president and CEO, replacing Jeff Davis, who had served in those positions since the firm was founded in 2014. In a joint ...
However, bunker oil would be more likely to persist and be transported to the coast, which "could be really bad" for fisheries and wildlife, French-McCay says. In contrast to the model results, an official for Japan's Environment Ministry said on Jan. 16 that the spill is not expected to reach Japan's shores, the ...
Open Seat On Commercial fisheries Entry Commission Draws Applicants SEAFOODNEWS.COM [fish Radio with Laine Welch] - January 18, 2018 Open Seat On Commercial fisheries Entry Commission Draws Applicants This is Fish Radio. I'm Laine Welch - Seven people are vying for one seat on the ...
"Sustainable fisheries make good economic sense not only as a source of employment and regular catches, but also because of their nutritional value," said co-author Colette Wabnitz, Research Associate at UBC's Institute for the oceans and fisheries and the Nippon Foundation -- UBC Nereus Program ...

Three days of marathon testimony wrapped up Wednesday, with hundreds of fishermen testifying before the Board of fisheries. The board meets every three years to write and revise fishing rules and it holds great sway over the fortunes of the commercial fleet and fishing guides. Subsistence users are ...
The seafood industry in New Zealand has asked the government to withhold graphic video of Dead Sea life caught in trawler nets as they are potentially damaging to fisheries and to brand New Zealand. A letter from five seafood industry leaders to the Ministry of Primary Industries highlights the fisheries' ...
Chan, a geosciences major with a specific interest in fisheries science, said he knew that studying at a university abroad would nudge him out of his comfort zone while enhancing his academic portfolio. "I was eager to push my boundaries, socially and academically," he said. "Since I eventually want to ...
The Scottish fisheries minister has gone on the warpath over a plan to make the country's scallop boats report every day to the Isle of Man amid warnings it would devastate the industry. Fergus Ewing said he was "deeply disappointed and frustrated" that his appeals to the Manx government to drop the plan ...
For seafood lovers, there's nothing better than a lightly battered scallop, freshly harvested from the north Atlantic, and dipped in simmering butter. And now that federal regulators have agreed to open an area east of Nantucket, closed since the 1990s, fishermen could catch as much as $218 million worth of ...
In a meeting with representatives of the fishing sector and the autonomous communities, summoned by the General Secretariat, the Secretary of fisheries explained to the fleet that until the Court finally pronounces - something that will take months to occur -, there are no changes. Therefore, this ...
Our commercial fisheries directly employ more workers than any other industry in Alaska, and contribute an annual average of $5 billion to the state's economy. More than 1.8 million visitors who spent an estimated $1.97 billion flocked to Alaska in summer 2016, drawn in by spectacular wildlife, unmatched ...
Shanghai -- Captain Zheng Lei plans to set off on Friday for another two-week voyage in the East China Sea. But the last time that he and his fishing crew set sail, they netted an unexpected catch: Instead of fish, they rescued 21 crew members from a Chinese cargo ship that collided with an oil tanker on ...
Northeast and North Central Nebraska anglers are encouraged to attend the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission's fisheries public informational meetings this winter to offer input on the future of fisheries management in Nebraska. The meetings will begin with an overview of the 2018 fishing forecast, ...
Three common and widely used farm pesticides can harm endangered salmon and jeopardize their survival, according to a new report by the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's National Marine Fisheries Service (NOAA fisheries). The pesticides--chlorpyrifos, malathion, and ...

fishing is essential to the livelihoods of hundreds of millions of people--from food to income, it supports vibrant coastal communities. The health and prosperity of these communities depends on their ability to manage their fisheries sustainably and address critical challenges such as overfishing.
NOAA fisheries stayed close to home in appointing the successor to the retiring John K. Bullard, choosing Michael Pentony to serve as the new regional administrator for the Gloucester-based Greater Atlantic Regional Office. Pentony, currently the Gloucester-based assistant regional administrator for ...
Morehead City -- A new, full-time director has been chosen from within the ranks of the N.C. Division of Marine fisheries: Steve Murphey. John Nicholson, N.C. Department of Environmental Quality chief deputy secretary, informed the division of the the appointment Jan. 3. According to an internal email, ...
A pending bill filed by Representative Thomas Stanley would gradually end the commercial striped bass fishery, helping to rebuild our single-most economically important marine fisheries -- recreational striped bass fishing. During the transition from commercial to recreational management, qualifying ...
This table released by the Department of fish and Game last Thursday compares forecasts for Chinook salmon runs next year to the 10-year average and preliminary escapement values for this year. With the exception of the Situk River, Southeast Alaska's major salmon rivers have failed to meet lower ...
... Showbiz & TV · sport · Comment · finance · Travel · Entertainment · Life & Style · UK · World · politics · Nature · Royal · weather · History · obituaries · Sunday · science · Weird · Scotland · Home · News · World; 'We REFUSE to swallow the EU menu' Iceland shows UK can control fisheries AND keep trade ...
Fourth-grade students from Hydesville and Cuddeback Elementary schools recently visited the Scotia fisheries exhibit and several other outdoor locations in the Eel River Valley, as part of the More Kids in the Woods Project. The project is a cooperative effort between Six Rivers National Forest, Friends of ...
The 54th general assembly of the Maritime fisheries Development Fund held in Douala on Friday. aquaculture is progressively becoming a priority sector in Cameroon and confirms its growth potential and its ability to contribute to food security, to the creation of direct and indirect jobs (production, related ...
Our nation's foundational fisheries law, the Magnuson-Stevens Act, provides a forum -- the Pacific Fishery Management Council -- where fishermen, seafood processors, the National Marine Fisheries Service and conservation organizations like Environmental Defense Fund tackle tough issues with an ...
Capt. Lindsay Johnson on the F/V Sika, along with boat dog Tsirku, whose name is Tlingit for "big salmon." (Berett Wilber). The increasing costs to get into Alaska's fisheries are making it difficult for new fishermen to break into the business -- especially in rural, coastal communities. That's according to a ...
A larms in the Southwest rang this week as anglers warned the National Park Service might be coming for brown trout on the Colorado River. The anglers' wrath was directed at a proposal to protect and/or restore native fish by systematically electroshocking the 14-mile reach known as Lees Ferry to ...
DOVER - DNREC's Division of fish & Wildlife will host an Atlantic States Marine fisheries Commission public hearing on the latest draft addendum to the Interstate Fishery Management Plan for Black Sea Bass at 6 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 3 in the DNREC Lewes Facility, 901 Pilottown Road, Lewes, DE ...
The clamor of "take me fishing" is taking on new meaning in Alaska. Prospects for a deckhand apprenticeship program just got a big lift from a $142,000 national grant awarded to the Sitka-based Alaska Longline fishermen's Association (ALFA), and the group plans to get more boots on deck statewide.
The owner of a fishery which displayed a sign banning Polish and "Eastern bloc" anglers says it has been taken down after his family received threats. Billy Evans of Field farm fisheries said the sign went up because he had caught anglers stealing fish. He said he now may also shut the fishery.
The increasing costs to get into Alaska's fisheries are making it difficult for new fishermen to break into the business -- especially in rural, coastal communities. That's according to a recent report from University of Alaska Fairbanks and SeaGrant scientists. They worry that in an industry defined by hard work, ...
Reeling in a big fish and discovering it's a common carp is often a disappointing experience for anglers. "They're an invasive species," explained South Dakota State University fisheries scientist Michael Brown. One of the primary methods of reducing the abundance of such invasive species is to physically ...
Longtime Gloucester fisherman Gus Sanfilippo has resigned from the state's Marine fisheries Advisory Commission, leaving Arthur "Sooky" Sawyer as the only Gloucester resident on the commission. Sanfilippo, appointed to the commission in May 2016 as part of Gov. Charlie Baker's wholesale purge of ...
The study, led by Leandro Castello, assistant professor of fisheries in Virginia Tech's College of natural resources and Environment, explores how deforestation along the Amazon river floodplain affects fisheries yields. The study was published online Dec. 13 by the journal fish and fisheries.
America's ocean fisheries are some of the best managed in the world. No question about it. And as Congress has worked to reauthorize the law that governs fishing in our federal waters, the Magnuson-Stevens Act (MSA), the discourse with stakeholders at Congressional hearings has made one thing ...
fisheries. NOAA releases recovery plans for Western chinook, steelhead. Published: Wednesday, December 13, 2017. NOAA fisheries released final plans yesterday for helping chinook salmon and steelhead recover in the federally protected Snake River in Idaho.
government has set up a fisheries Court to handle cases related to illegal fishing activities as part of measures to expedite trial of suspects. The court, based in Kampala, will make it easier to prosecute suspects and monitor court cases, Dr Edward Rukuunya, the acting director for fisheries resources at the ...
fisheries ministers pulled an all-nighter to reach an agreement on fishing limits for 2018, giving Ireland more a €20m windfall. The Council says progress has been made to achieve sustainable management of fish stocks but NGOs say the new limits are above scientific advice. And the industry was caught ...
The study, led by Leandro Castello, assistant professor of fisheries in Virginia Tech's College of natural resources and Environment, explores how deforestation along the Amazon river floodplain affects fisheries yields. The study was published online Dec. 13 by the journal fish and fisheries.
As per the first draft of the ministerial declaration on fisheries that has been circulated, countries have been asked to eliminate certain forms of fisheries subsidies that contribute to overcapacity and overfishing, besides those which contribute to illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing, by 2020.
Jose Angel Palacios is a professor of fisheries resource management at the National University of Costa Rica. He has been studying and assessing the country's Pacific coast fisheries for over 40 years. As Palacios explains, nearly 95 percent of Costa Rica's fishermen are based along the Pacific coast.
Vietnam's national assembly has passed a revised law on fisheries including heavy fines for illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing, reports Vietnam News. In an interview with Vietnam News deputy minister of agriculture and Rural Development, Vu Van Tam, said new law marks a progression ...
The oceans must feed a greater proportion of the world's population, a representative from the United Nations' Food and Agriculture Organization told attendees of the World Ocean Council's Sustainable Oceans Summit in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada from on 1 December. Marc Taconet, a senior fishery ...
European fishing industry body EUropeche has welcomed the new multi-annual plan for demersal stocks in the North Sea. It said the European Parliament and the Council of the EU's agreement on the European Commission proposal should, in the context of regionalization, bring decision-making closer to ...
The absence of youth in Alaska's fisheries has become known as the "greying of the fleet" and it's affecting rural and urban communities across the state. To help with the problem, the Alaska Marine conservation Council has chosen five young leaders from the fishing industry to help steward projects aimed ...
Aundrea O'Neal, bookkeeper for the N.C. fisheries Association in Morehead City, holds a few of the many toys and Christmas gifts being collected for children of commercial fishing families in need as part of Maritime Angels. Donations toward the effort can be dropped by the fisheries Association office ...
"We felt that as engineers coming from the technology sector we could bring some value to the fisheries." With that focus in mind, Daly and Hannabach started to look at the local New England fish species and, soon, stumbled upon an exciting discovery: a local fish named "Winter Skate," which has a very ...
He is one of three members from New Jersey on the federal Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council, and also is a proxy commissioner on the Atlantic States Marine fisheries Commission, which is a coalition of coastal states from Maine to Florida. The flounder issue is expected to come up Tuesday, ...


 

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