new england fisheries

This Week on – August 20-24
by Leah Fine

This week on NMFS and the New England Fishery Management Council are pushed to take action on river herring this year; hear what’s new in New England’s fisheries in the weekly Fish Talk in the News.

More Congressional Fisheries Misdirection
by Peter Shelley

Despite its caption, the “Transparent and Science-Based Fishery Management Act of 2012,” H.R. 6350, introduced by U.S. Representative John Runyun of New Jersey just hours before Congress adjourned for summer recess on August 2nd is a misguided piece of legislation.