Monday, June 1, 2009

Reeling in the threat of overfishing

Success of the Red Snapper

After years of work, fishery managers unanimously approved a plan in the summer of 2007 that sets a science-based limit on how many red snapper fishermen are allowed to catch and greatly reduces bycatch levels. The plan is expected to end overfishing of red snapper in the Gulf of Mexico in 2009

...from our friends at Ocean Conservancy

Croakies donates $1 from every “Ocean Conservancy Croakies” sold, to Ocean Conservancy.