12/18/14 COUNCIL MOVES TO PROTECT MID-ATLANTIC FORAGE FISH
The Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council initiated regulatory action in December to prevent new or expanded fisheries for unmanaged prey species. Preserving the overall forage base in the region is a priority in the Council’s move into an ecosystems appr..
11/03/14 NOAA CLOSES MORE WATERS TO LONGLINING, WILL CLOSE FISHERY IF IT REACHES BYCATCH CAP
Five years ago, when NOAA Fisheries announced they were looking for ways to limit the longline bycatch and discard of Atlantic bluefin tuna, we had some suggestions. In August 2009, Wild Oceans (then NCMC) recommended ..