Tagged Fish Talk in the News

Fish Talk in the News – Friday, July 6

This week in Fish Talk in the News: early shedding leads to historically low lobster prices; a great video about mercury in the environment and in seafood; the World Wildlife Fund releases their plan to create a Financial Institution for the Recovery of Marine Ecosystems; author and historian H. Bruce Franklin of Rutgers University discusses the importance of menhaden in an interview about his book, The Most Important Fish in the Sea; UMass Dartmouth receives a grant to fund groundfish stock assessment research; and scientists are mapping the ocean floor 15 miles off the Maine coast. … More Info »

Fish Talk in the News – Friday, June 29

This week in Fish Talk in the News: River herring get a conservation boost as the NEFMC imposes higher regulations on the industrial Atlantic herring fleet and the Great Works Dam on the Penobscot River is demolished; the U.S. Commerce Department announces the new members of the regional fishery management councils; new studies on Atlantic cod in the Gulf of Maine reveal a more complex system than previously understood; the NEFMC votes to transfer 150 metric tons of yellowtail flounder quota from scallopers to groundfishermen; the Long Island Sound lobster fishery will be closed in 2013; and the Conservation Law Foundation and New England Ocean Odyssey release the first pictures of Brian Skerry’s recent dive to Cashes Ledge. … More Info »

Fish Talk in the News – Friday, March 23

Interesting stories from around the web this week: what river herring are and why they’re important; what to expect from the show “Wicked Tuna”; and a video and recipes to help you make sushi at home. … More Info »

Fish Talk in the News – Friday, February 3

A weekly roundup of stories we think will interest readers. This week: a new system to estimate recreational catch, Massachusetts’s new Commercial Fisheries Revolving Loan Fund and its efforts to brand Massachusetts seafood, raising tilapia in garbage bins in the Bronx, the latest in CLF’s work to protect estuaries and fish habitat, and updates on Gulf of Maine cod. … More Info »

Fish Talk in the News – Friday, December 2

News highlights from this week: more on the letters from the fishing industry and Governor Patrick, funding request for acoustic fish assessment technology, ocean acidification, and the Nature Conservancy and Pacific fishery management. … More Info »

Fish Talk in the News – Friday, November 18

News highlights from this week: more fisherman innovation, making “The Deadliest Catch” less deadly, fishermen speak out in support of sectors, and Governor Patrick seeks disaster assistance funding for Massachusetts fishermen. … More Info »

Fish Talk in the News – Friday, November 4

From time to time, we like to keep you updated on the other news sources that have been “talking fish.” Here’s a quick look at some recent stories and websites that we think might interest TalkingFish.org readers: Discoveries of seafood … More Info »

Fish Talk in the News – Friday, October 28

Update: Our new look will actually launch this Wednesday, November 2. Sorry for the delay! We haven’t been posting as much as usual lately, but for a good reason! We’ve been hard at work planning a new look for TalkingFish.org, … More Info »

Fish Talk in the News – Thursday, October 13

From time to time, we like to keep you updated on the other news sources that have been “talking fish.” Here’s a quick look at some recent stories and websites that we think might interest TalkingFish.org readers: Earlier this week, … More Info »

Fish Talk in the News – Thursday, October 6

From time to time, we like to keep you updated on the other news sources that have been “talking fish.” Here’s a quick look at some recent stories and websites that we think might interest TalkingFish.org readers: On Monday, the … More Info »