Cod catch at all-time low, but rebound could be near

Jan 14, 2018

Federal statistics say America's catch of cod is at an all-time low, but the fishery might finally experience a rebound in the coming fishing year

Bluefin tuna sold for $320,000 in Tsukiji's last new year

Jan 5, 2018

A 892 pound (405 kilogram) bluefin tuna has been sold for 36.5 million yen ($320,000) in what may really be Tsukiji market's last auction at its current site in downtown Tokyo

EU agrees to catch more fish sustainably in 2018

Dec 13, 2017

European Union nations have agreed to set quota levels that ensure more sustainable fishing in the Northeastern Atlantic and the North Sea, but environmentalists insist the bloc is behind in its schedule to end overfishing by 2020

Nations decide to increase quota for Atlantic Bluefin tuna

Nov 21, 2017

Countries fishing the eastern Atlantic and the Mediterranean agreed Tuesday to expand the annual quota for prized Bluefin tuna to reflect an improvement in their stocks

Nations press panel to raise annual Bluefin tuna quotas

Nov 14, 2017

Nations from around the Atlantic and Mediterranean start assessing how much more of the prized Bluefin tuna can be caught in the next years amid signs stocks of the iconic fish continue to recover

US fishing industry retracted a bit in 2015; $208B in sales

May 9, 2017

The federal government says American fisheries fell slightly in terms of sales and jobs in 2015 as the industry contended with environmental and market forces

Study: Stopping global warming only way to save coral reefs

Mar 16, 2017

A study of Australia's Great Barrier Reef shows that reducing pollution and curbing overfishing won't prevent the severe bleaching that is killing coral at catastrophic rates

Scientists race to prevent wipeout of world's coral reefs

Mar 14, 2017

Coral reefs, unique underwater ecosystems that sustain a quarter of the world's marine species and half a billion people, are dying on an unprecedented scale due to rising ocean temperatures

US: 11 of 27 reef fish species in Hawaii are overfished

Mar 6, 2017

Federal officials say the first-ever assessment of Hawaiian Island reef fish shows that 11 of 27 species are experiencing some level of overfishing

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