Our fish-shellfish page includes overviews of saltwater fish, inland fish, shellfish, and other seafood.
Our photo galleries showcase fish, shellfish, meals, and other subjects.
In August, NOAA Fisheries issued a final rule implementing import provisions of the Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA). The rule implements aspects of the Marine Mammal Protection Act that aim to reduce marine... READ MORE
The lionfish, a native of the Western Pacific Ocean, is a venomous, voracious predator that’s flourishing in coastal waters of the U.S. Southeast and the Caribbean. Classified as an invasive species, lionfish have... READ MORE
In August, the Commonwealth of Massachusetts launched seafood marketing program aimed to increase awareness and demand for local seafood products and support Massachusetts’ fishing and seafood industries. The Massachusetts Seafood Marketing Program kicked... READ MORE
On July 12, 2016, the Global Sustainable Seafood Initiative (GSSI) Steering Board announced its recognition of the Alaska Responsible Fisheries Management (RFM) Certification Program. GSSI’s recognition shows that the Alaska RFM Program meets... READ MORE