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Fisheries of the United States, 2012

Each year NOAA Fisheries compiles key fisheries statistics from the previous year into an annual snapshot documenting fishing’s importance to the nation. The 2012 report provides landings totals for both domestic recreational and commercial fisheries by species and allows us to track important indicators such as annual seafood consumption and the productivity of top fishing ports. These statistics provide valuable insights — but to fully understand the overall condition of our fisheries, they must be looked at in combination with other biological, social, and economic factors of ecosystem and ocean health.
January 24, 2013 - Feature Story ,

Fisheries Economics of the United States, 2012

The annual Fisheries Economics of the United States report provides economic information related to U.S. commercial and recreational fishing activities and fishing-related industries.
January 23, 2013 - Feature Story ,

NOAA Working With 10 Nations to Address Illegal, Unreported, and Unregulated Fishing

Efforts to stem the bycatch of protected species.
January 11, 2013 - Feature Story ,

A New Structure for the North Pacific Groundfish and Halibut Observer Program

Alaska Fisheries Science Center Quarterly Report
January 01, 2013 - Feature Story ,

Spotlight on Marine Forensic Science at the NWFSC

Scientists help enforcement agents investigate crimes against marine wildlife and protect seafood consumers.
November 14, 2012 - Feature Story ,

Swordfish—A Sustainable Seafood Choice

The North Atlantic swordfish population has become one of the most sustainable seafood choices thanks to a 1999 international plan that rebuilt this stock several years ahead of schedule.
November 08, 2012 - Feature Story ,

Voices from the Fisheries: Danny Murphy

The Voices from the Fisheries series provides oral history interviews related to commercial, recreational, and subsistence fishing in the United States and its territories. This interview spotlights Danny Murphy, a commercial fisherman from Gloucester, Massachusetts.
November 02, 2012 - Podcast ,

More About Fish Stock Assessment Models

We gave you an overview of stock assessment models, but now let's take a closer look at how models work. First, what is a model? A mathematical fish stock assessment model represents the demographics of a harvested fish stock and produces estimates of rel
October 10, 2012 - Feature Story ,

Fish Stock Assessment 101: Part 2—A Closer Look at Stock Assessment Models

Catch, abundance, and biology data feed into mathematical models that represent the factors causing changes in harvested fish stocks.
October 10, 2012 - Feature Story ,

Attributes of the Eastern Chukchi Sea Food Web With Comparisons to Three Northern Marine Ecosystems

Alaska Fisheries Science Center Quarterly Report
October 01, 2012 - Feature Story ,