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Forage Fish Should Be Managed on a Case-by-Case Basis: Menhaden Science Committee

Earlier this year, a team of scientists led by Dr. Ray Hilborn found, among other conclusions, that forage fish are best managed on a case-by-case basis that accounts for their unique environmental roles. In a memo earlier this month, an inter-state scientific review committee tasked with incorporating the ecological role of menhaden into management determined that this conclusion aligns with their own findings….
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SAGARPA announces temporary tuna fishing ban

Starting next July 29 the temporary closure for tuna fishing will begin to govern in order to maintain abundance levels and promote the sustainable use of this fishery resource.

The measure, announced by the Secretariat of Agriculture, Livestock, Rural Development, Fisheries and Food (SAGARPA), applies to Mexican-flagged tuna vessels of 182 and more metric tons of carrying capacity using purse seines….
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