ICCAT decided to maintain catch limits on Atlantic bigeye tuna, despite scientific evidence the stock is overfished.
A paper claiming that a large portion of American-caught pollack, salmon, and crab are caught illegally was finally retracted after a year-long dispute by NOAA, industry, and outside scientists.
A new report by the World Resources Institute calls for an increase in fish production as an integral part of sustainably feeding 10 billion people by 2050.
Two fishery scientists help explain the difference between allometric and isometric scaling to show why the recent claim that overharvesting of BOFFFFs has created significant fish stock depletion is missing a key metric – F40%.
A new paper projects how warming ocean temperatures will affect the geographic distribution of 686 commercially important species around North America. Species migration and shifting home ranges have serious implications for natural resource management, particularly fisheries.
The United States reaffirmed itself as the global leader in sustainable fisheries with the release of NOAA’s Status of Stocks 2017, the annual report to Congress on the state of U.S. fisheries. Just 9% of stocks are subject to overfishing and 15% of stocks are overfished.