Artificial reefs could make Southern California’s seafloor bloom.
Nothing is more stunning than the difference in biodiversity and abundance of marine organisms between the flat featureless seafloor and towering offshore reef and along the Pacific Coast, the contrast is especially stark.
Proposed commercial harvest increase jeopardizes menhaden plan
Many places along the coast are seeing more menhaden than they have in years, and it's a wonderful sight.
Series of recommendations for next Administration and Congress urge improvements to public access that create jobs and enhance conservation
Monument will conserve important marine resources while maintaining public access for recreational fishing
The recreational fishing and boating community applauds the decision by President Obama to differentiate public use from commercial extraction of marine resources by including recreational fishing as an allowable activity in the new Northeast Canyons and Seamounts Marine National Monument, located approximately 150 miles off the Massachusetts coast. This announcement carries on with the precedent in recent marine monument decisions to allow recreational fishing as an important and sustainable use of marine waters.