In the News

Fish Talk in the News – Friday, December 29

In this week’s Fish Talk in the News, friends and foes praise retiring NOAA regional administrator; fishing is a deadly business, but many fishermen won’t wear life preservers; NOAA has $2.4 million available for bycatch reduction engineering program; and Town of Chatham approves upgrades to fish pier and deck. … More Info »

New England Fisheries

Talking Fish’s Look Back at 2017

As we round the corner into the New Year, it’s always a good time to reflect back on what’s happened this year and what might be up next. From habitat to the Codfather to forage fish, as expected, 2017 was quite the busy year. … More Info »

In the News

Fish Talk in the News – Friday, December 22

In this week’s Fish Talk in the News, what’s fair in breaking up the empire of the Codfather; Mid-Atlantic Council discontinues development of squid buffer framework; divers recover missing crew from the Misty Blue; and NMFS announces SIMP to begin with an ‘informed compliance’ period. … More Info »

Protecting Ocean Ecosystems

All Hands on Deck to Save the Endangered North Atlantic Right Whale

Seventeen right whales have died this year in a crisis that demands immediate attention and action. Conservation Law Foundation has long advocated protections for right whales and is ramping up efforts in the fight to save these majestic creatures living right here in New England’s backyard. … More Info »

In the News

Fish Talk in the News – Friday, December 15

In this edition of Fish Talk in the News, vessel traffic noise reduces communication ranges for Atlantic cod and haddock; Magnuson-Stevens reauthorization bill advances in U.S. House; the North Atlantic right whale could become extinct; Maine to set up collaborative to research lobster fishery; and NOAA wants to fund more fish farming. … More Info »

The Future of New England Seafood

Fishermen are innovators. And those around them are taking inspiration. Read here about what fishermen and others are doing to help fishing businesses thrive, to create new branding and marketing opportunities for seafood, and to explore unique new ways of conserving New England’s fish populations.

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