Rutgers University Survey: Impacts of COVID-19 on Commercial Fishing Industry

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Scientists at the Rutgers University Center for Fisheries and Ocean Sustainability are conducting a study of the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on commercial fishermen and their livelihoods in the Northeast US. Study organizer, Dr. Victoria Ramenzoni says: “There are … Continued

Maine Right Whale Proposal

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In response to requirements under the Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA) and the Endangered Species Act (ESA), the Maine Department of Marine Resources (DMR) has submitted a proposal for regulatory changes to the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) in advance … Continued

Maine Fishermen’s Forum 2020

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45th Maine Fishermen’s ForumMarch 5-7, 2020Rockport, Mainemainefishermensforum.org The 45th Maine Fishermen’s Forum will be held March 5th, 6th, and 7th, 2020 in Rockport, Maine. The Maine Fishermen’s Forum hosts fishermen, gear suppliers, scientists, government, and other stakeholders to collaborate on … Continued

Fish Canada – Workboat Canada Expo

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Fish Canada – Workboat CanadaJanuary 24-25, 2020Moncton Coliseum377 Killam DriveMoncton, New Brunswickmonctoncoliseum.comwww.fcwc.ca Fish Canada Workboat Canada is the premier event for Atlantic Canada’s commercial marine industries. Fish Canada Workboat Canada is the country’s largest commercial marine trade show. The event … Continued

Virginia Out of Compliance with Atlantic Menhaden Amendment 3

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The Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission (ASMFC) recently received notification that the Secretary of Commerce concurs with the Commission’s finding that the Commonwealth of Virginia is out of compliance with Amendment 3 to the Interstate Fishery Management Plan for Atlantic … Continued