The 40th Annual Meeting of the Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Organization (NAFO) took place from 17-21 September in Tallinn, Estonia. Delegates from the 12 NAFO Contracting Parties were welcomed to Estonia by the NAFO President, Stéphane Artano, and the Honourable Siim … Continued
The International Pacific Halibut Commission (IPHC) recently released its 2017 Pacific Halibut Stock Assessment. The preliminary assessment was among topics discussed at the 93rd Session of its Interim Meeting at the Grand Hyatt Seattle in Seattle, Washington on 28 and … Continued
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
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