Last month, President Obama used his executive power to protect Alaska’s Bristol Bay from future oil and gas drilling.
NOAA Temporary Rule: Several Groundfish Species in the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Management Area
NMFS announced a temporary rule on the initial total allowable catch (ITAC) and total allowable catch (TAC) of multiple groundfish species in the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Management Area (BSAI).
NMFS is accepting comments on the implementation of the Fishery Management Plan for Regulating Offshore Aquaculture in the Gulf of Mexico.
Federal regulators are considering a proposal that could limit where Maine lobstermen are allowed to place their traps.
NOAA National Marine Fisheries Service announced interim restrictions on cod fishing in the Gulf of Maine, while nearly doubling the quota on the gulf’s haddock stock.
International talks in Australia on establishing two marine reserve areas, each larger than Texas, in the waters around Antarctica ended in failure on Friday, with some delegates to the negotiations saying that China and...
A new study has found that implementing stricter fisheries management overcame the expected detrimental effects of climate change disturbances in coral reef fisheries badly impacted by the 1997/98 El Niño, according to the Wildlife Conservation Society.
NMFS apportions amounts of the non-specified reserve to the initial total allowable catch of Bering Sea (BS) Greenland turbot, BS Pacific ocean perch, Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands (BSAI) Kamchatka flounder, and BSAI squids and the total allowable catch of BSAI sharks in the BSAI management area.
The House Committee on Natural Resources approved, under unanimous consent, a bill to strengthen the enforcement of illegal, unreported, and unregulated (IUU) fishing (H.R. 69) by amending several fisheries acts.
Two leading Alaska Native tribal organizations on Wednesday petitioned the federal government to dramatically lower the cap on the number of king salmon that Bering Sea commercial fishermen can harvest as bycatch in order to protect the fish.