As thousands of workers flow into remote parts of the state for the start of the season, a patchwork of rules and a lack of enforcement has locals worried.
The administration is using COVID-19 as cover to pursue a full-fledged assault on environmental protections.
Struggling commercial fishers and environmentalists say the White House is exploiting COVID-19 to privatize the ocean.
It kills millions of marine animals each year.
Meanwhile, the Trump administration is eyeing whether to open marine national monuments to commercial fishing.
One critic says the move would "fly in the face" of the intent of these protected sites -- to preserve ocean ecosystems.
Thomas Breeding says he wants to warn other fishermen about the perils of the sea.
7. Check out the scrimshaw and finely decorated whalebone corset stays at the Sag Harbor Whaling Museum, set inside a Greek
Many progressive chefs and campus dining programs around the country have caught on to the fact that "underloved" wild domestic
"We can have our fish and eat it too."
Commercial fishermen face vast uncertainty about changing ocean ecosystems, complex management systems, and the staggering costs to enter America's fisheries. These factors have contributed to a new challenge: declining numbers of young fishermen entering the fishing industry.
Nearly a third of all fish caught goes unreported.
Although not moving fast enough, the trend to sustainable seafood is now established and growing. More Americans realize that wild fish is the healthiest protein, and want to know that their grandchildren will enjoy it.
The fishermen spent more than 10 hours in skiffs after abandoning ship.
Striped Bass have come back from dangerously low populations before, and can do it again. We need to make sure to provide them all the help we can. They deserve it.
The Mola mola, a mesopelagic fish, lives up to 3000 feet below the surface. Scientists say mesopelagic fish may constitute