North America

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February 15, 2018

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has announced plans to purchase catfish products for distribution to various food nutrition assistance

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February 13, 2018

A measure aimed at phasing out salmon net-pen farming in Washington state has been passed by the state senate. The move is in response to the accidental release of thousands of Atlantic salmon from a farm, into waters famed for native wild

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February 6, 2018

A benchmark stock assessment for American lobster (Homarus americanus) has been initiated by the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission (ASMFC) to evaluate east coast stock

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January 29, 2018

More than 6.6 million pounds (2,994 metric tons – MT) of shrimp were landed in the Gulf of Mexico in December 2017,

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January 29, 2018

Conservation practices championed by Maine lobstermen are helping make the fishery resilient to climate change, according

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January 24, 2018

Salmon runs in the Prince William Sound (PWS) area will be average or below average in 2018, according to the latest forecast from the Alaska Department of Fish and Game

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January 2, 2018

Under 9 million pounds (4,082 metric tons – MT) of shrimp were landed in the Gulf of Mexico in November 2017,

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January 2, 2018

Last season’s commercial landings of Pacific halibut (Hippoglossus stenolepis) totaled 25.6 million pounds (11,612 metric tons – MT), up

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January 2, 2018

Washington's commercial Dungeness crab fishery will open in coastal waters

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December 11, 2017

The New England Fishery Management Council (NEFMC) said it had approved “substantial quota increases” for a number of important groundfish stocks in 2018,

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