October 16, 2018 in News, Version 2017

#HurricaneMichael Relief Effort created

Our Observer Programs Administrator, Amanda Lees, created a #HurricaneMichael Relief Effort with the help of the broadcasting hosts Paul Fleming and Jason Smith, at FPN Broadcasting, and Captain Anthony Corcella with... Read More
August 21, 2018 in News, Version 2017

Industry-Funded Scallop (IFS) Observers available from MRAG Americas, Inc.

Observer Provider Options Expand for Atlantic Sea Scallop Vessels to include MRAG Americas, Inc. In May 2018, MRAG Americas, Inc. was approved by NOAA Fisheries as a provider company for... Read More
July 31, 2018 in News, Version 2017

5-Year Review of Essential Fish Habitat in the US Caribbean

MRAG Americas contributed to the development of an Environmental Impact Statement for the Generic Essential Fish Habitat Amendment to the Fishery Management Plans for the U.S. Caribbean in 2004. With... Read More
July 24, 2018 in News, Version 2017

Catch Share Indicators Symposium at AFS

Members of the Measuring the Effects of Catch Shares Project (catchshareindicators.org) will host a Symposium at this year’s Annual Fisheries Society conference in Atlantic City. The symposium, scheduled for Monday... Read More
July 24, 2018 in News, Version 2017

MRAG Americas contracted by Caribbean Fisheries Management Council

MRAG Americas contracted by the Caribbean Fisheries Management Council to conduct required 5-Year Review of Essential Fish Habitat in the US Caribbean. MRAG will be working closely with Council staff... Read More
June 8, 2018 in News, Version 2017

MRAG Americas starting new project with NAFO

MRAG Americas is starting a new project with the Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Organization (NAFO) the RFMO responsible for ensuring the long term conservation and sustainable use of the fishery resources... Read More
June 8, 2018 in News, Version 2017

MSC re-assessment of Limited Entry Groundfish Trawl

MRAG Americas, Inc. is pleased to announce that a Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) re-assessment of US West Coast Limited Entry Groundfish Trawl fishery has begun. The assessment, which includes the... Read More
April 16, 2018 in News, Version 2017

NOAA/NMFS Seafood Import Monitoring Program (SIMP) in effect

Through the Seafood Import Monitoring Program (SIMP), NOAA/NMFS have identified seafood species most “at-risk” for IUU fishing and fraud, and have developed an electronic traceability program to track these “priority”…

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