Current GSSA Efforts

Greg DiDomenico, Executive Director of the Garden State Seafood Association, released a statement supporting an ASMFC motion that called for the president not to declare a marine monument in the Atlantic Ocean:

 

Read the statement here

 

Read more about the ASMFC’s decision at Saving Seafood

 

GSSA In the News

May 12, 2016 — The Wall Street Journal examines how warming waters are affecting Atlantic fishermen. Northward migration has forced Lund’s Fisheries to catch summer flounder in New Jersey and then travel to North Carolina to bring them to shore. Federal authorities like the Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council are beginning a comprehensive review to better manage the species.

 

“We are looking toward the mid-Atlantic council to make adjustments to rules and regulations to benefit us,” said Greg DiDomenico, GSSA executive director. “We are not looking to disadvantage anybody, but we need this addressed.”

 

Read the full story here

Upcoming Events

  1. Fri 27

    Monkfish Spring 2016 Working Group Meeting

    May 24 @ 9:00 am - May 27 @ 5:00 pm
    S.H. Clark Conference Room, Northeast Fisheries Science Center

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