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2018 Status of Stocks Released


NOAA Fisheries has released the 2018 Status of U.S. Fisheries Report to Congress. The report shows continued positive progress with 91 percent of U.S. stocks not subject to overfishing and 82 percent of stocks not overfished. Additionally, one stock–Gulf of Maine smooth skate–was rebuilt, bringing the total number of stocks rebuilt since 2000 to 45. The full report is available on their website.
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Clipper Oil: Latest Fishing News – Pacific Island Tuna Industry Identifies Current Issues And Priorities


Latest Fishing News
Pacific Island Tuna Industry Identifies Current Issues And Priorities
Japanese Fishing Company Fined, Banned From U.S. Waters
Fresh fish Export Could Be a Boon to Local Economy — But Supply Remains a Problem — Can Longliners Help?
Spanish Engineering Company Satlink, Will Help Kiribati Monitor Commercial Fishing in its Waters
Ecuadorian Canned Tuna Industry to Benefit From CMA CGM Service

Sustainable Canned Tuna l Whole Foods Market


“When it comes to tuna fishing practices, Pole & Line TUNA fishing is hands down the the cleanest and the greenest. You don’t have by-catch issues…. There is value in returning to a simpler way of fishing and harvesting that shows more respect to the ocean and to the people that are part of those supply chains”.- Adam Baske Director of Policy & Research, IPNLF

US operator to slash Pacific tuna fleet, citing lack of gov’t support


The South Pacific Tuna Corporation (SPTC), a major player in the US-flagged tuna fleet based in the US territory of American Samoa, will sell eight purse seiners and lay off a dozen captains by year-end, the company said. The company will also make cuts at its corporate office in San Diego, California, as it cuts its fleet to six vessels….
Read more (undercurrentnews.com)