The International Pacific Halibut Commission (IPHC) is recommending to the governments of Canada and the United States catch limits for 2017 totaling 31.40 million pounds. In January, more than 200 halibut industry stakeholders attended the Ninety-third Annual IPHC Meeting in Victoria, … Continued
109th Annual National Shellfisheries Association Meeting March 26- 30, 2017 KNOXVILLE, TN The National Shellfisheries Association Annual Meeting provides a valuable opportunity to present and learn about the latest research on shellfish and shellfisheries.
The Gulf of Maine lobster fishery has achieved certification to the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) Fisheries Standard. Certification proves that all commercial vessels licensed by the State of Maine and the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) that fish within the … Continued
The 20th annual meeting of International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas (ICCAT) was held recently in Vilamoura, Portugal. This year more than 600 delegates representing 51 governments gathered to discuss a number of important measures that advance the … Continued
International Pacific Halibut Commission (IPHC) staff is recommending that all commercially landed Pacific halibut be required to be landed and weighed with the head attached for the landing record, according to a recent announcement. In 2013, the International Pacific Halibut … Continued
United Fishermen of Alaska (UFA) is launching a new Salmon Habitat Information Program (SHIP) to connect Alaska commercial fishermen with useful and timely news about the health of the salmon runs that sustain the industry. UFA is kicking off SHIP … Continued