Tagged fisheries science

Jud Crawford on what recent menhaden decisions mean

We’ve asked Jud Crawford, science and policy manager for the Pew Environment Group (which, along with other environmental and fishing groups, as well as scientists, encouraged the Commission to adopt these new measures) to help us understand the significance of the decision and what it means for the future. … More Info »

Fish Talk in the News – Thursday, September 8

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 Talking Fish readers: In the … More Info »

Fish Talk in the News – Wednesday, August 31

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 Talking Fish readers: In his … More Info »

Breaking a System That Isn’t Broken?

Ken Stump is Policy Director of the Marine Fish Conservation Network. Not so long ago, New England’s historic groundfish fisheries were the poster child for chronic overfishing. Today, the region’s fisheries are becoming a good news story for the first … More Info »

Sounding out on fish assessment technology

There’s been some buzz lately from luminaries like Senator John Kerry and Legal Seafoods’  Roger Berkowitz about new methods for measuring fish populations using acoustic remote sensing that are being pioneered by a group of scientists from MIT and Northeastern … More Info »

New England Fishery Science is Top Notch

Jud Crawford is a science and policy manager for the Pew Environment Group Determining the past, present and future health of wild fish in the ocean is the complex task that scientists at New England’s Northeast Fisheries Science Center face … More Info »

Overfishing 101: How Science Helps Managers End Overfishing and Rebuild Depleted Stock Populations

Lee Crockett leads the Pew Environment Group’s efforts in Washington, D.C. to establish policies to end overfishing and promote sustainable fisheries management. This post, previously published on the  National Geographic blog, is the seventh in a series, “Overfishing 101.” Read … More Info »

Overfishing 101: Why ending overfishing is good for both fish and fishermen alike

Lee Crockett leads the Pew Environment Group’s efforts in Washington, D.C. to establish policies to end overfishing and promote sustainable fisheries management. This post, previously published on the Huffington Post and the National Geographic blog, is the sixth in a … More Info »

Overfishing 101: Why Ending Overfishing Pays Off in the Long Run

Lee Crockett leads the Pew Environment Group’s efforts in Washington, D.C. to establish policies to end overfishing and promote sustainable fisheries management. This post, previously published on the Huffington Post and the National Geographic blog, is the fifth in a … More Info »

Fisherman-Scientist Partnerships

This post is by Mr. Brian Smith and Dr. Jason Link, fishery biologists, and Mr. Frank Almeida, the Deputy Director with the NOAA Fisheries Service’s Northeast Fisheries Science Center in Woods Hole, Mass. Scientists often partner with fishermen to do … More Info »