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Riverkeeper urges Fisheries Service to expand ‘critical habitat’ for Atlantic sturgeon

… – and we have a new and important opportunity to protect them. In 2012, the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) listed several distinct population segments of Atlantic sturgeon as … Read More

Fisheries Service agrees to re-examine Tappan Zee Bridge project as reports of dead sturgeon continue to mount

… seeks enforcement of the speed limit and other protective measures that are best determined by fisheries experts but that could include propeller cages or jet-powered boats to reduce the risk to … Read More

Fetching Data With DEC Fisheries

We were out this morning helping the DEC fisheries team retrieve data from their hydrophone buoy just south of Hastings. The hydrophone … Read More

Post-Irene with the DEC Fisheries Team

… a CBS film crew aboard to discuss post-Hurricane Irene river conditions.  By sheer luck, the DEC fisheries team happened to be out doing beach seins for young-of-year fish as part of a long-term … Read More

DEC Fisheries End-of-Season Work

… done for the people lucky enough to call the river their workplace. For the members of the NYS DEC Fisheries Unit that work includes retrieving the equipment they have deployed in the Hudson as part … Read More

Incidental Capture of Shad and River Herring threatens East Coast Fisheries

… herring populations also are in long term decline. Bycatch of shad and river herring in ocean fisheries is thought to be a major factor in the continuing decline of these populations. Bycatch … Read More

Working with DEC Fisheries Scientists

… NYS DEC Patrol from Hudson to Waterford with Alex Matthiessen aboard and Andy Kahnle from NYS DEC Fisheries. Andy has been studying Hudson River fish and underwater habitat for decades. The more … Read More

DEC Fisheries onboard to retrieve Sturgeon tracking equipment

DEC Fisheries staff with their sturgeon tracking hydrphone on deck. Nyack to Hastings. Assist staff … Read More

Spotted on sonar: a 14-foot symbol of hope for Atlantic sturgeon

… to the brink of extinction in the Hudson and the coastal Atlantic. The Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission and the state agencies that collectively manage Atlantic sturgeon have been … Read More

Does Atlantic menhaden fishery deserve ‘sustainable’ label? Not so fast.

… menhaden as sustainably managed. Instead, we are pressing for a reduction in harvests, with better fisheries management that would examine and recognize their role in the entire food web – … Read More
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