Posted January 2018

Fish Talk in the News – Friday, January 26

In this edition of Fish Talk in the News, Gulf of Maine lobster population is past its peak; first dead right whale of 2018 found off Virginia; John Bullard sees aquaculture in New England’s future; NOAA fisheries announces 2018 groundfish sector monitoring coverage; and MA DMF decides against scallop dredge exemption pilot. … More Info »

A Chance to Protect More Coral – Will the Council Take it?

Next week, the New England Fishery Management Council will take final action on the Omnibus Deep-Sea Coral Amendment. For the canyons region south of Georges Bank, there is an opportunity to strike a balance between protections for coral and fishing effort. … More Info »

Fish Talk in the News – Friday, January 19

In this week’s Fish Talk in the News, Atlantic cod may be on the rebound; conservation groups sue to force greater protection for North Atlantic right whales; Carlos Rafael faces $900K fine in NOAA civil action; fishing officials ease restrictions in waters off New England; NOAA names Michael Pentony to lead Greater Atlantic region; and the New England congressional delegation submits a bill to ban offshore drilling. … More Info »