2017 Annual ICCAT Meeting

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Members from around the world tackled management challenges for tunas, swordfish, and sharks at the 2017 annual meeting of International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas (ICCAT), held in Marrakech, Morocco. This year more than 700 delegates representing 47 … Continued

Atlantic Menhaden FMP Amendment 3

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The Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission (ASMFC) recently approved Amendment 3 to the Interstate Fishery Management Plan (FMP) for Atlantic Menhaden. The Amendment maintains the management program’s current single-species biological reference points until the review and adoption of menhaden-specific ecological … Continued

Florida – Texas Fishing Communities Hurricane Impacts Assessments

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The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) and the Texas Parks & Wildlife Department (TPWD), with the assistance from NOAA Fisheries, are conducting rapid appraisals of impacts to fishing communities from hurricanes Irma and Harvey, respectively. The goals of … Continued

Newfoundland and Labrador Sustainable Aquaculture Growth Plan

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The Government of Newfoundland and Labrador recently announced 28 actions to promote sustainable aquaculture development. At the announcement, Honourable Dwight Ball, Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador, was joined by members of the Newfoundland Aquaculture Industry Association (NAIA); Ministers of the … Continued