Fisheries News

Cuba moves to protect sharks

uba, home to about one-fifth of the world's roughly 500 shark species, moved to protect the fishes last week. The Cuban government released a "National Plan of Action" to conserve…

Almost half of U.S. seafood goes to waste

Many wild fish stocks are under substantial strain, with overfishing being one of the primary stressors. In the U.S., the world's second largest seafood importer, the government has recommended that…

Hunted orcas spotlight Caribbean whaling

halers from St. Vincent and the Grenadines recently caught four killer whales, raising health concerns over the consumption of cetacean meat as well as new scrutiny of the Caribbean country's exemption…