Our fact sheets are easy-to-understand guides to many of the major fish issues in U.S. Oceans. For more in-depth details, view our letters to policy makers, testimony and other reports.
Research & Analysis
For more than 20 years, Steve Meserve has run the Lewis Fishery, the last commercial shad operation on the Delaware River. He is the fourth generation to lead the Lambertville, New Jersey, business. Like his great-grandfather captain Bill Lewis, who turned the former American Shad Fishery into the Lewis Fishery in 1888, Meserve is a proud steward of the river. Read More
April 15 usually stands out on the calendar as Tax Day. This year, it was also a day of distinction for California’s ocean health. The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) finalized regulations to protect seven broad groups of forage species in state-managed marine waters. Read More
Even with the dizzying pace of mankind’s technological advances, much of the sea and many creatures that live there remain mysterious. Scientists continue to discover new species and gather clues on the curious behavior of marine life throughout the global ocean. Here are six marvels of the oceanic environment. Read More