the IFQ program adds another expense to a commercial fishing trip. But it’s made great strides in protecting the Gulf from overfishing while ensuring that commercial fishermen can make a living.
June 2, 2022
"The point is – whether it’s my data, Alabama’s data or the federal government’s data – all of this data needs to be speaking the same language. " - Captain David Walker
November 11, 2021
"Guindon guarantees that every fish he sells was legally and domestically harvested through Gulf Wild, a program started by a regional alliance of commercial fishermen."
November 9, 2021
"I think our fishermen are frustrated that there are no more opportunities for Mexican fishermen to help create a better fisheries management system for themselves, like the one we have, something that involves fishermen, and that they can build a system that protects fish and their businesses according to their ways of life." - Eric Brazer, Deputy Director
August 30, 2021
"Guidance proposed by the act would provide fishery managers a roadmap for incorporating a changing climate, dynamic oceans, and the growing importance of the intersection between land and sea into more meaningful policy.” - Eric Brazer, Shareholders' Alliance Deputy Director
July 26, 2021
Reps. Jared Huffman (D-Calif.) and Ed Case (D-Hawaii) introduced the Sustaining America’s Fisheries for the Future Act, a bill to amend and reauthorize the Magnuson–Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act, on Monday, July 26.
July 26, 2021
"This work began as a way to address one of the challenges often faced in technology development: economy of scale. Technology that is designed for the fishing industry for a specific problem, region, and/or issue may be too costly to develop because the user group or scale is too small.” - Leigh Habegger, executive director of the Seafood Harvesters of America.
June 11, 2021
Shareholders' Alliance Policy Analyst, Ashford Rosenberg, was featured by Seafood Nutrition Partnership, along with other women in the seafood industry, for International Women's Day.
March 8, 2021
Teche matters covers how COVID-19 is impacting the commercial seafood industry in the Gulf of Mexico with Eric Brazer, Deputy Director of the Gulf of Mexico Reef Fish Shareholders' Alliance.
April 10, 2020
All of Lisa’s vessels are installed with cameras for electronic monitoring (EM), which pioneered the EM Research Program through the Center for Fisheries Electronic Monitoring at Mote Marine Laboratory.
March 25, 2020
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