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Conservation: Netting Billions – A global valuation of tuna

The Pew Charitable Trusts presents the first effort to estimate the full global value of the primary commercial fisheries targeting these seven tuna species and the value of the resulting products [...]

May 3, 2016 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide

News: New measure to stop ‘stockpiling’ of striped bass

MarineFisheries has adopted a new measure to prevent unlawful “stockpiling” of striped bass on closed commercial fishing days for the striped bass fishery. [...]

May 13, 2015 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide

Far Reaching: The effect of being repurposed to kill more fish

Technologies once used to kill fish with precision are now being used to save them: War-inspired satellite technology is being deployed to identify and pursue rogue vessels fishing illegally [...]

May 11, 2015 RECENT, Slide

Conservation: Are baitfish the honeybees of the oceans?

Baitfish represent the primary link in an undersea food web that unites all marine creatures—from tiny invertebrates to mammals and birds. [...]

April 22, 2015 Conservation, FEATURE STORY, Slide

News: NC state fisheries agency announces new limits for striped bass

As a result, the commercial harvest quota, which runs from Dec. 1 through Nov. 31 each year will drop from 480,480 pounds to 360,360 pounds, a 25% decrease. [...]

December 3, 2014 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide

Conservation: Understanding the importance of forage fish

If you target cobia, tripletail, red drum, stripers, spotted seatrout, most coastal pelagic tunas and mackerels—even billfish—you’ve got a lot riding on this campaign to end overfishing of forage fish [...]

November 5, 2014 Conservation, FEATURE STORY, Slide

Conservation: Hold industrial fishing fleets accountable in the Northeast Atlantic!

Every year the trawlers catch many other species known as bycatch, including millions of severely depleted shad and river herring. [...]

August 6, 2014 Conservation, RECENT, Slide, Take Action, Uncategorized

News: Scientific reef study promises disturbing future

Scientists have taken a closer look at commercial fishing and have found that it dramatically alters nearby reef ecosystems, disturbing microbes, corals, algae and fish [...]

July 11, 2014 News, RECENT, Slide

Conservation: Forget salmon and tuna—It’s time to start eating ‘trash fish’

“For me, it was about trying to find a market for dogfish and pollock and all of these fish we have an abundance of but nobody was interested in,” [...]

June 5, 2014 Conservation, RECENT, Slide

News: Bad news for pelagics in the Caribbean?

Over the next two years the study will determine the economic feasibility of developing an off-shore fisheries industry for the TCI. [...]

November 7, 2013 News, RECENT, Slide