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Conservation: United States and European Union

Global fisheries provide a healthy food and employment. In 2010 alone, fisheries and aquaculture supplied the world with about 148 million tons of fish valued at $217.5 billion U.S. dollars. [...]

February 14, 2013 Conservation, RECENT, Slide, Spot

Conservation: Striper finders not always keepers

Operation Striper Swiper is an ongoing mission for the Coast Guard along the mid-Atlantic coast. In their mission to protect and preserve the striped bass population, the Coast Guard partners with the National Marine Fisheries Service, an agency of the [...]

January 23, 2013 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide, Spot

News: Hurricane Sandy has huge impact on fishing

Hurricane Sandy affecting fishing for the entire eastern seaboard Hurricane Sandy, started to affect fishing  when it was just south of Cuba on Wednesday afternoon (October 24th),  impacting The Bahamas and the southeast Florida coast. The forecast for the weekend [...]

October 29, 2012 News, RECENT

Conservation: Longline fishing under fire in Gulf of Mexico

Longline fleets drop large baited hooks to catch big fish. Hundreds of strong hooks are attached to fishing lines that branch out from a main line that is miles long. [...]

September 18, 2012 Conservation, RECENT

News: Expedition to Map Where Florida Keys Fish Breed

Researchers set sail this past Thursday (July 26) off the coast of south Florida to map areas where fish are breeding. [...]

August 2, 2012 Conservation, News, RECENT, Spot