Tagged: Arctic

A juvenile yellowfin sole, Limanda aspera. (Credit: NOAA)

Other Fisheries Notices – Rock Sole

The National Marine Fisheries Service is exchanging unused rock sole Community Development Quota for yellowfin sole CDQ acceptable biological catch reserves in the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands management area.

During 2012, the Royal Dutch Shell drilling rig Kulluk ran aground off a small island near Kodiak Island. (Credit: U.S. Coast Guard/AP)

Shell Fights to Keep Arctic Drilling Leases

Royal Dutch Shell is fighting the Obama administration’s decision not to extend its drilling rights leases in the Arctic Ocean. (From The Hill / by Timothy Cama) — Shell filed an administrative appeal of...