News Summary May 3, 2016
Today's Main Story: Dr. Ray Hilborn Launches Global Collaborative to Address Shortcomings in Forage Fish Science
Today's news opens reporting that Dr. Ray Hilborn, a marine biologist and fisheries scientist at the University of Washington, launched a new initiative aimed at addressing key issues surrounding forage fish science and the impacts of forage fishing on predator species. Dr. Hilborn's Forage Fish Project is one of several scientific efforts occurring in the next few months to expand the existing body of scientific research on forage fish.
In other news, commercial Dungeness crab season will finally open on California's North Coast on May 12. California Fish and Game Commission, working with the Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment and the California Department of Public Health on Monday recommended opening the areas but that consumers should not eat the crab viscera.
The Fishin' Company confirmed that its first shipment of four-star Best Aquaculture Practices
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