Tagged: Fisheries

Bycatch from a shrimper (Steven Fruitsmaak/ Wikimedia Commons)

Standardized Bycatch Reporting Methodology

The National Marine Fisheries Service proposes a rule to implement the requirement under the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act that all fishery management plans (FMPs) establish a standardized reporting methodology to assess the...

It is called eco-system based management and it is the type of approach our nation needs as we consider renewing our federal fishing law, the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act this year in Congress. (Credit: C. Ortiz Rojas/ WIkimedia Commons)

Managing The Big Picture Is Big News This Year

Protecting forage fish because of their critical role in the ecosystem and taking climate change into account when establishing fishing regulations is a forward looking way to safeguard our ocean resources. (From Warwick /by...