2019 USA Seafood Landings

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Commercial landings by U.S. fishermen at ports in the 50 states were 9.3 billion pounds (4.2 million metric tons) valued at $5.5 billion in 2019, according to Fisheries of the United States, 2019. U.S. Seafood Landings – Volume and Value … Continued

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