October 25: Fish Talk in the News – Tuesday, October 25 – In this edition of Fish Talk in the News, NOAA Fisheries announces a new NEFSC Director; the New York Times highlights successful dam removals in Maine; tropical fish arrive in Cape Cod waters; Gorton’s Seafood taps into consumer demand to meet new market challenges;…
August 1 – 10 Reasons to Maintain the Atlantic Menhaden Catch Limit in 2017 – At its Aug. 3 meeting, the Menhaden Management Board of the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission (ASMFC) will decide how much menhaden fishermen will be allowed to catch along the East Coast in 2017. If managers increase the catch limit, hundreds…
April 6 – A Habitat Committee Without Particular Concern for Habitat – Is New England’s fishery management system broken? It certainly seems so after last week, when the stakeholder body that designs and recommends plans and methodologies for managing our fisheries flagrantly ignored the direction of its parent agency, the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), as…
May 13 – No Refuge For Fish? Stressed Species Need Safe Habitat – Overfishing and warming waters are combining to create a potent one-two punch that threatens significant harm to New England’s already beleaguered fish and fishermen. Fortunately, there is one thing we can do to help cushion both blows: protect ocean habitat — the places where fish…
This week on Talking Fish, the final post in a series of cautionary tales on poor habitat protection focuses on the waters between Denmark and Sweden; the ASMFC receives over 100,000 comments supporting menhaden conservation; Fish Talk in the News checks in on the historic menhaden vote and the departure of Dr. Jane Lubchenco as NOAA Administrator.
This week on Talking Fish, a Pew Environment Group video shows the importance of menhaden to coastal ecoystems; Fish Talk in the News has updates on sharp cuts to northern shrimp quotas and NOAA’s efforts to help fishermen target dogfish and redfish.
This week on Talking Fish, Peter Baker and Paul Shively of Pew Environment Group encourage forage fish conservation; NOAA interviews Maine fisherman Terry Alexander, who is working to revive the New England redfish fishery; Fish Talk in the News checks in on fisheries management in New England.
This week on TalkingFish.org, the first post in the All About Aquaculture series explores the history and current status of aquaculture; the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission could soon help depleted menhaden by setting a coastwide catch limit; catch up on what’s happening with New England fisheries with the weekly Fish Talk in the News.
This week on TalkingFish.org: Learn what it’s like to run a community-supported fishery from the presidents of Mermaid’s Garden; read Peter Shelley’s criticism of the Transparent and Science-Based Fishery Management Act of 2012; and hear what’s new in New England’s fisheries in the weekly Fish Talk in the News.
The latest news from TalkingFish.org. This week: New England fishermen take back their fishery, Jud Crawford talks menhaden, and a news update.