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Entries by Lee Crockett from 05/2012

The Bottom Line: Little Fish Do Matter

| Posted 05.07.2012 | Green

Small fish such as sardines and anchovies don't get much love. But these little fish provide essential food for all the marine life that we like to catch, eat or watch.

The Bottom Line: Even Fish Need Yearly Checkups

| Posted 05.16.2012 | Green

Any doctor would point out that this year's report wasn't a clean bill of health: Thirty six of America's most commercially and recreationally important ocean fish populations are still subject to overfishing, and 45 have been depleted to unhealthy levels.

The Bottom Line: A Short Season for Big Fish

| Posted 05.22.2012 | Green

This year's purse-seine fishing for bluefin tuna in the Mediterranean Sea kicked off this week, but don't blink or you might miss it.

The Bottom Line: A Small 'Catch' in Recent Fisheries Coverage

| Posted 05.29.2012 | Green

I want to make an important distinction between catch limits and catch shares, a difference that has been inadequately explained by NOAA and has resulted in some understandable confusion.

Quick Update: A Short Season for Big Fish

| Posted 05.31.2012 | Green

In case you blinked, here's a quick update: On May 30, the European Union announced that France and Spain reached their purse seine quota for bluefin ...