NOAA marks Northwest salmon runs, Atlantic mackerel, bigeye

(08/07/19)

 over fished

Pacific Northwest king (chinook) and silver (coho) salmon runs plagued by drought and warmer ocean waters are new additions to the overfished species list in the federal 2018 Status of U.S. Fisheries released Friday.

In the Atlantic, bigeye tuna joined the overfished list — reflecting the continuing inability of international regulators to rein in other nations’ fleets in the eastern Atlantic.

For the first time, Atlantic mackerel between North Carolina and Maine are declared overfished, based on.............................................................


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