Tagged Hurricane Sandy

Fish Talk in the News – Friday, January 18

In this week’s Fish Talk in the News, the House excludes fisheries disaster aid from the Hurricane Sandy relief bill; the wreckage of the Foxy Lady II is found; Steve Urbon questions the consideration of Ron Klain for Obama’s Chief of Staff; a new study suggests fish productivity is related to natural variability more often than abundance; a new MA bill would impose strict fines for seafood fraud; Maine lobstermen consider measures to avoid price crashes. … More Info »

Fish Talk in the News – Friday, January 11

In this week’s Fish Talk in the News, fishermen have caught less than half the 2012 catch limit on 14 out of 16 groundfish stocks; Maine lobster landings hit a record high; the House debates Sandy aid; Brian Rothschild calls biological reference points arbitrary; some fishing advocates support Barney Frank for interim MA senator. … More Info »

Fish Talk in the News – Friday, January 4

This week in Fish Talk in the News, the Senate approves Sandy relief but the House avoids a vote, causing outrage; the 112th Congress concludes with the departure of lawmakers active on fisheries issues; the industry responds to NOAA’s report on the multispecies fishery in 2011; debate continues on groundfish closed areas. … More Info »

Fish Talk in the News – Friday, November 9th

In this week’s Fish Talk in the News, Hurricane Sandy lowers fish prices in New England; New Jersey fishermen push for a disaster declaration; the battle over menhaden catch limits continues; NEFMC sets a special meeting to discuss groundfish allocations and closed area access; NOAA holds a forum on groundfish science; and the mayor of New Bedford says fishermen have no confidence in stock assessments. … More Info »

Fish Talk in the News – Friday, November 2

In this week’s Fish Talk in the News, Hurricane Sandy hits the New England fishing industry; treatment plant shutdowns close shellfishing in some areas; John Tierney promises a renewed push for aid for fishermen; Sandy sparks a conversation on climate change; fishermen and environmental groups argue over conservation measures for menhaden. … More Info »