Wednesday, September 6, 2017
NOAA’s Hurricane Forecast, Preparation, Response
NOAA, with the nation, has been focused on responding to Hurricane Harvey in Texas and Louisiana and preparing for Hurricane Irma.
Fishermen and Scientists Collaborate at Sea
Thousands of Citizens Help Count Steller Sea Lions
Final Amendment on Essential Fish Habitat for Atlantic Highly Migratory Species
Seafood Import Monitoring Program Roundtable
Wednesday, August 30, 2017
Washington Halts on Net Pen Permits until Investigation is Complete
New Marine Environment Protections Announced for Canadian Arctic
Communities Want More Science, Accountability in Magnuson-Stevens Reauthorization
Harvest of Salmon in Alaska Tops 201 Million Fish
Latest Fishing Headlines
Read more (Clipper Oil)
After three years of unprecedented warm water along the U.S. West Coast, sea temperatures in 2017 had finally cooled. Fat shrimp-like krill had returned and again were providing rich meals for salmon. Sea lions and other marine mammals were no longer washing ashore shriveled and starving. Things appeared to be getting back to normal. Then they showed up….
Read more (nationalgeographic.com)
AAFA has been awarded the Marine Stewardship Council's coveted eco-label for sustainable fishing. Products from the AAFA tuna fishery may now carry the Marine Stewardship Council eco-label which will distinguish it as a certified sustainable and well-managed fishery. This is the first tuna fishery in the world to receive the accolade.
American Albacore Fishing Association
4364 Bonita Rd Box 311
Bonita, CA 91902
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