Article Courtesy: nmfs.noaa.gov | Originally published April 15, 2015 | Please click here for original article.
As a result of the combined efforts of NOAA Fisheries, the regional fishery management councils, and all our partners, the number of stocks listed as subject to overfishing or overfished continues to decline and is at an all-time low.
- Status of Stocks 2014 Report
- Press release
- Additional details on managed stocks and past reports
- Story: Are Our Fisheries Laws Working? Just Ask About Gag Grouper
Check out the infographic below highlighting the progress we’ve made rebuilding stocks and ending overfishing. This progress demonstrates that our science-based approach to determining stock status and managing for sustainability is working.