Commerce Department Makes Several Fishery Failure Determinations for West Coast Fisheries
SEAFOODNEWS.COM [SeafoodNews] by Susan Chambers - September 26, 2018
Salmon and sardine fisheries off the West Coast have been closed or severely curtailed in the years since The Blob -- an unusual mass of warm water -- stuck around for most of 2014 and 2015. While not the only odd ocean change, it was blamed for many fisheries problems.
Now, Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross has determined those salmon and sardine fisheries are indeed fishery failures due to natural resource conditions, the department said in a press release ...
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