We are looking for volunteers in the Gulf of Mexico shrimping industry to adopt a new effort monitoring system that will benefit both shrimpers and scientists. Did we mention you can choose your own device—and it’s free?
The international organization also agreed to continue the important work begun this year to identify and address climate change impacts on ICCAT stocks and fisheries. Long-term management decisions on key stocks of North Atlantic swordfish and tropical tunas deferred until 2024.
Oceanic whitetip sharks, once abundant across the globe, are now listed as threatened under the Endangered Species Act. However, a forthcoming recovery plan is designed to help bring this species back from the brink.