Meanwhile, the Trump administration is eyeing whether to open marine national monuments to commercial fishing.
When ingested at low levels, domoic acid can cause nausea and dizziness; at higher levels, it can cause short-term memory loss and seizures; in some cases it can even prove to be fatal.
Few myths about the management of our nation's ocean resources are as pernicious as the allegation that the environmental community wants to "end fishing as we know it." This claim is simply untrue.
A federal law, as amended in 2007, required all U.S. fisheries to have management plans, and catch limits that would end overfishing by 2012. And look what year it is!