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Research & Analysis
Lee Crockett's “Overfishing 101” blog provided an authoritative primer on federal fisheries policy. It also spotlighted historic milestones and celebrated success stories. His new series, “The Bottom Line,” will continue to explore fisheries management issues, while taking on other related subjects to provide a more in-depth look at the issues facing our ocean fish. With this blog, we hope... Read More
Commercial and sport fishermen alike take a serious interest in what, where, and when fish eat. After all, knowing what bait to use to lure a hungry fish or how and when to find a school in its feeding grounds greatly increases the chances of catching fish. But beyond that, why does a fish’s food matter, and how do scientists determine what fish eat? Read More
Earlier this year, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Fisheries Service published a proposed rule that would weaken management guidelines intended to prevent overfishing and rebuild depleted fish populations. During a recent comment period, more than 100,000 members of the public urged NOAA Fisheries to fix the proposal, which, if implemented in its current form, would... Read More