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Pacific Fishery Management Council

The Bottom Line: Time to Protect Pacific Forage Fish

Lee Crockett | Posted 10.23.2013 | Green
Lee Crockett

Just as fishermen wouldn't leave the dock unprepared, the Pacific council can ensure that plenty of forage fish are left in the water to sustain thriving marine ecosystems.

The Bottom Line: Big Opportunity for Pacific Fish

Lee Crockett | Posted 01.06.2013 | Green
Lee Crockett

These species and a host of other Pacific marine predators need to eat plenty of small fish to survive and thrive. In fact, to understand the well-being of an ocean ecosystem, one of the first steps is to measure the food supply upon which other larger species depend.

The Bottom Line: Little Fish Do Matter

Lee Crockett | Posted 07.07.2012 | Green
Lee Crockett

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.

Get Ready For Some Awesome Sushi Soon

AP | Posted 05.08.2012 | Los Angeles

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Pacific Coast fishermen can start gearing up for what's expected to be the best salmon fishing season in years. Federal fi...